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Dining with Diversity: Students, teachers assess how they celebrate their typical Thanksgiving with cultural twists

Dining with Diversity: Students, teachers assess how they celebrate their typical Thanksgiving with cultural twists

Bryce Cheng and Darrell Cheng

November 17, 2017

When Thanksgiving comes to mind, turkey, mashed potatoes and football typically come to the forefront. For some students at this school, however, not all of these stereotypical elements are present. For senior Sathvik Madduri, Thanksgiving entails aspects not considered in an average Thanksgiving ...

LifeLines finishes Black History Month events, meet March 6 to discuss Pre-prom Awareness Week events

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February 27, 2013

LifeLines members continue to work with the Diversity Focus Group during February’s Black History Month and will conclude the month’s actives with one final movie shown during SRT: “The Color of Friendship." According to LifeLines officer and senior Theja Bhamidipati, members will meet in the...

LifeLines to meet Jan. 16, begin Black History Month project ideas

LifeLines to meet Jan. 16, begin Black History Month project ideas

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January 15, 2013

LifeLines is scheduled to meet at 7:05 a.m. on Jan. 16 in the community room. According to LifeLines sponsor Rebekah Overbey, members will begin initial brainstorming for project ideas for February’s Black History Month. By the end of next month, Overbey said officers will finish orders for locker s...

DFG takes a break after finishing its Black History Month celebration

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March 8, 2012

 Diversity Focus Group (DFG) members will soon announce the results of the trivia competition from last month's Black History Month celebration, according to DFG sponsor Joseph Schaller. Schaller said after senior and DFG president Langston Newton tabulates the trivia results, he will email the SRT...

DFG continues Black History Month activities, plans to visit Jeff Henderson Feb. 16

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February 16, 2012

Diversity Focus Group (DFG) members continue to celebrate Black History Month with Lifelines by showing trivia, movies and TV shows on the announcements and playing music during Friday passing periods. On Feb. 16, DFG members will visit Jeff Henderson, a African-American chef on the Food Network, according...

LifeLines to meet Jan. 18 to plan Black History Month campaign

LifeLines to meet Jan. 18 to plan Black History Month campaign

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January 17, 2012

LifeLines is scheduled to meet on the morning of Jan. 18 to continue suggesting ideas for Black History Month. Club officers will also receive passes for the cooperative meeting with Diversity Focus Group. Black History Month, which aims to spread awareness of African American history and achievements, ...

DFG plans meeting to discuss Feb. 16 field trip

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January 7, 2012

Diversity Focus Group (DFG) members plan to have a meeting the week after winter break to plan a field trip to Oliver Missionary Baptist Church on Feb. 16. to see Jeff Henderson, a chef on the Food Network who once spent time in prison, according to DFG sponsor Joseph Schaller. Schaller said Henderson...

DFG plans meeting before the semester end to discuss future events

DFG plans meeting before the semester end to discuss future events

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December 2, 2011

Diversity Focus Group (DFG) members plan to have a meeting before the end of the semester to discuss about future events, according to DFG sponsor Joseph Schaller. Schaller said, “We don’t have our next (meeting) officially scheduled, but it probably will be before Christmas.” Langston Ne...

Diversity Focus Group aims to promote acceptance, cultural knowledge

Diversity Focus Group aims to promote acceptance, cultural knowledge

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November 4, 2011

The Diversity Focus Group (DFG) is an organization with the goal to make everybody feel welcome in school, according to DFG sponsor Joseph Schaller. According to Schaller, “Your background or anything else should not make a difference in making you feel uncomfortable in school.” Langston Ne...