A slew of residence hall burglaries over the past year has prompted the Department of Public Safety to evaluate some of its security policies. DPS reconsidered the way its student guards should conduct themselves and, starting this summer term, will prohibit student guards from using laptops and tablets while they are on duty. DPS Chief [...]
Mischief and trickery may be the staples of any Cervantes play, but the amusing antics involved are always grounded by heavier social commentary. Organized by director and novelist Professor Barbara Mujica’s Hispanic Theater class, two of the Spanish playwright’s lesser known one-act plays, El retablo de las maravillas and La cueva de Salamanca, explore this dichotomy between comedy and something a little darker.
When the seven Catholic schools that split from the former Big East, now the American Athletic Conference, and added Creighton, Butler, and Xavier to form the new Big East, all attention flooded to the conference’s new basketball matchups. After the push toward football caused the exit of several members of the former Big East, college [...]
Last weekend, students and community members gathered in New South’s Riverside Lounge for GU Pride’s annual GenderFunk. It’s a night of fun, dancing, friendship, and yes, drag. This year’s line-up was particularly impressive, headlined by a star from RuPaul’s Drag Race (and a local celebrity for those of us from Western New York). Even so, [...]
Last Thursday,Todd Olson agreed to student demands to repeal the one-keg restriction at campus parties, calling the measure a reasonable and promising approach to bringing student social life back onto campus. Though the keg ban was a misguided policy from the beginning, we applaud Olson’s decision to recognize the on-campus social scene.