The term “wife beater” has many meanings. For some, the slang term is common vernacular used to describe a white tank top, but to many, including the Sisters of Omega Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated, it is a violent term used to describe those who are responsible for killing and hurting thousands of domestic violence victims across the country.
On Thursday, October 8, the University held another Define ’09 event, “The Inner Workings of the Supreme Court” where the changes and future of the Court were discussed by National Public Radio Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg and Dan Abrams, a Chief Legal Analyst for NBC News and MSNBC.
In celebration of the inaugural Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) History Month, The Pride Network hosted an event on Wednesday, October 14 called “The ‘F’ Word: The Development of an Oppressive Word Toward the LGBTQ Community.” The purpose of the program, was to “discuss a topic that gets little attention, which is homophobia and its presence in our community and the greater community,” said Anthony Crisci, the Chair of the Hofstra Chapter of the Pride Network.
Public Safety briefs for the September 17, 2009 Issue of the Chronicle.
In recent days, students have begun to notice that they are now being given receipts with meals that they’ve purchased in the Student Center Café.
Ten senators were voted into the Student Government Association during the Senate’s weekly meeting in the Student Center Greenhouse. According to Vice President Akeem Mellis, the 10 new senators are the most inducted in a single week in the SGA’s history, breaking last year’s record of nine.
Students may have noticed the heightened security when swiping into their building, and the more prevalent presence of Public Safety officers in dormitories. John C. O’Malley, the Assistant Director of Public Safety cleared up many misconceptions.
On Tuesday, October 7, the University’s English Department held an event called “Hofstra Writers Now: A Student/Faculty Reading.” The reading featured students and graduate writers.
Student journalists recently got an inside look at the coverage of the false rape incident that occurred on the University campus a few weeks ago.