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06 Aug 2020

LSS Referenda Fails 

Although all measures for the campus spring elections failed due to low voter turnout, Measure 56, a referendum for increased funding to Learning Support Services (LSS), received 67 percent support. It would have passed if the voting threshold was met.

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Disrupting Myths, Performing Their Stories 

Stereotypes of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders suggest members of each community have an innate proclivity for success — that their economic and academic achievements are intrinsic to their culture. These notions are inherently divisive, as they create unrealistic expectations for those who don’t fit…

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Rebuilding A $50 Million Mistake 

Plenty of rumors have been spread by students surrounding the closure of Stevenson and Kresge apartments. There is the theory that students smoking inside the buildings caused the fire alarm to constantly go off, while interior sprinklers caused water build-up. There is the theory that Greek housing would be built in Stevenson’s spot. There is the “deadly black mold” theory. Despite the email from Stevenson College Housing explaining that the apartments were to be remodeled due to water damage, the ongoing lawsuit claiming faulty construction at the infill apartments — Stevenson, Kresge, Cowell and Porter — was kept quiet.