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The speakers consider their responses to the question presented. (Photo by Evy Shamber)

BSU assembly: The State of The Dream

Evy Shamber, Staff Writer February 21, 2024

On Monday, Feb 12, The Black Student Union (BSU) hosted a panel discussion about racism in our community. They brought in speakers from all different backgrounds and professions to talk about their experiences...

Black Student Union (BSU) hosts a panel to discuss the death of Tyre Nicholas. The BSU is a student group dedicated to giving students of color a place to talk to like minded peers and advocate for a more equitable Meridian. (Photo by Molly Moore)

Black Student Union advocates for change after racist incident

Anna Goldenberg, News Editor December 5, 2023

Earlier this month, a student used a racial slur to refer to two members of the Black Student Union (BSU) during class time. This has sparked ongoing dialogue between Administration and the BSU about how...

A painter’s tape swastika was discovered on a desk. Jewish student representatives have responded quickly (Graphic by Binyamin Hassan).

Student groups respond to painter’s tape swastika

Binyamin Hassan, Staff Writer November 21, 2023

On October 12, representatives from Judaism at Meridian (JAM) met with members of school administration in room 438 to prepare a response to the recent event where a swastika was found on the side of a...


Meridian hosts several donation drives

Elizabeth Creed, Public Relations Editor February 27, 2023

Several organizations at Meridian are holding clothing and food drives for victims of recent events around the world.  The SCA and the Habitat for Humanity club are partnering to run a “winter...

BSU Virtual Meeting

BSU and SJC lead Mason’s plans for Black History Month

Tucker Ward and Elizabeth Creed February 3, 2021

This Monday, February 1, marked the start of Black History Month, and in collaboration with other student groups, the Black Student Union (BSU) has gone all out to bring Black history and education to...

Students outside African-American Museaum pose for photo

Mason’s Black Student Union visits the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Nhari Djan, Features Editor March 17, 2017

An appropriate way to end Black History Month, students in the Black Student Union (BSU) were given the opportunity to visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Tuesday, February...

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