This week, The Rostrum spoke with the Counseling Center’s Christina Kelly LeCluyse and Jake Van Epps, to better understand the university’s response in the hours, days, and weeks after two consecutive years of campus shootings and how the actions helped with students’ stress, fear, and grief. We also discuss how the university has improved their response and how they might be better prepare for the potential of another university tragedy.
Counseling Center: counselingcenter.utah.edu/
In this episode of Inqueering Minds, Ray sits down with Jenna and Darrah from the Center for Student Wellness to discuss interpersonal violence and sexual health while highlighting the effects this has on the queer and trans* community.
This week, The Rostrum spoke with Kimberley Mangun, associate professor of communication and author of “A Force for Change,” which examined the career of Beatrice Morrow Cannady, an editor, and publisher who advocated for civil rights in Portland, Oregon. We discussed her new book on Emory Jackson, a newspaper editor in Birmingham, Alabama during the civil rights era. We get into Jackson’s contributions to the black press, Mangun’s process of researching and writing the book, and how the civil rights era reflects our contemporary world.
Photo: https://blackpast.org/perspectives/emory-o-jackson-birmingham-world-and-fight-civil-rights-alabama, Public Domain
The Rostrum sat down with Director of the U’s Dream Center, Alonso Reyna Rivarola, to discuss DACA, its rescindment under President Trump’s immigration policy, and what the Dream Center is doing to support immigrant students now.
Dream Center website: https://engagement.utah.edu/dream-center/
This week on The Rostrum, we interviewed April Ollivier and Tramaine Jones, Student Success Advocates at the University of Utah, about the role they play in helping U students deal with obstacles and pursue their goals. They discuss the common problems students face, the support they offer students, and why higher education is such a critical time of growth and development.
Student Success Advocates website: studentsuccess.utah.edu/
This week we have Dr. Blythe McCarthy, Andrew W. Mellon Senior Scientist, Department of Conservation and Scientific Research of Freer & Sackler. In this lecture entitled, “Safeguarding Heritage Sites in the Middle East,” Dr. McCarthy discusses the societal and economic implications that come with losing heritage sites, their potential role as peace-building tools, and the steps being made to preserve these sites in Iraq and Syria.
Andrew sits down with Beth Clement—Associate Professor of History— and discusses the recent Sundance Documentary “Quiet Heroes”. They delve into the AIDS Crisis in Utah, Gay Marriage, and more.