Jillian McKnight

Students encouraged to vote on campus

(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – With the Presidential elections looming, activists are working to increase the young voter turnout by encouraging them to vote in their college towns. Luther Lowe, a co-founder of The Student Voting Rights Campaign, is working with his group to push students to be able to register where they attend school. Lowe, a […]

Higher Education: The Bush plan vs. The Kerry Plan

(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – As the presidential election began heating up in August, thousands of college students across the nation headed back to school, many greatly concerned about large tuition increases — troubling not only for the students, but also for their parents who often foot the bill. For many families, finding a way to pay […]

IFC to self-govern

Interfraternity Council members said they anticipate the University approving a new self-governance policy before the end of the semester, which would give the IFC jurisdiction over the majority of fraternity violations on campus. The IFC would decide punishment for a fraternity when it commits a violation such as serving alcohol to minors or having an […]