Though the cacophony of complaints about everything from the cost of the meals at Davenport to the cost of Scantron forms is more or less constant on any campus, it reaches a higher level as students get closer to graduation. They complain about the cost of the ceremony and diploma processing, lack of enough tickets for their family, loans to repay.
Last Thursday in Alexandria, La., a man shot himself in the head. Suicide happens everyday, yet it is still a taboo subject that people refrain from talking about because of its unfortunate end. However, for Sheriff’s Deputy Paul Brossard, his sudden and gory end was televised live by the local news stations. Brossard killed his wife, then shot himself, seeing suicide as the only solution.
As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.
University President Devorah Lieberman and Provost Jonathan Reed presented a draft of a resolution on Oct. 26 to students and faculty listing the actions they plan to take in the coming weeks and months to improve the treatment of minority groups on campus.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.