With the 2020-21 school year coming to a close the Student Government Association (SGA) is dusting off the ballot boxes, ready to start the next campaign season. The current administration, led by SGA president Harrison Barger, is accepting applications for the next President and Vice President.
Elected the President of Women in STEM in the Spring of 2020, Alex Svetlik took the lead of the largest club on campus at a chaotic time in King’s history. Despite some of the technical challenges that clubs, and other social organizations have faced, Svetlik has kept Women in STEM active both on campus and in the Bristol community.
Over the summer, we saw massive public outcry to put an end to police brutality. These demonstrations across the country, and the globe, were, on the surface, in response to the murder of George Floyd, an African American man who was killed by white police officer Derek Chauvin in Minnesota. But really, these demonstrations were a response to the systematic mistreatment and abuse of Black Americans and people of color in general by individuals who are appointed to protect and serve but instead are doing the exact opposite.
On November 23, the Digital Media Art & Design program held their annual Help Portrait event in the Bristol Public Library. Each year they provide high quality photos to families who may not be able to afford them. Many of the families who come have come consistently for several years, and often look forward to the event…