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SOAR and Leadership hold 2019 Breakthrough Day

SOAR and Leadership hold 2019 Breakthrough Day

By Samantha Glocker and Saranyu Nel

June 8, 2019

The original Breakthrough Day took place on February 27, 1967. This year, students in SOAR and Leadership held a series of seminars and events aimed to cultivate school-wide discussion about racism.

Editorial: Not Quite Breaking Through

Editorial: Not Quite Breaking Through

By Editorial Staff

March 13, 2019

In the summer of 2017, two former Tam students spray painted a racial epithet on the side of Wood Hall, directed at our principal J.C. Farr. While this hate crime was egregious and despicable, it provided the us with an opportunity to openly discuss the racial inequality and prejudice that exists withi...

Black Student Union Cancels Assembly

March 9, 2013

The annual Black Student Union (BSU) assembly slated for February 27 was cancelled amidst what Tam staff assistant and BSU advisor Jewel Barrow characterized as “changing attitudes” towards the club. According Barrow, this is the first time in three or four decades that the non-mandatory assembly...