All in On-Campus

In celebration of the inaugural Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) History Month, The Pride Network hosted an event on Wednesday, October 14 called "The ‘F' Word: The Development of an Oppressive Word Toward the LGBTQ Community." The purpose of the program, was to "discuss a topic that gets little attention, which is homophobia and its presence in our community and the greater community," said Anthony Crisci, the Chair of the Hofstra Chapter of the Pride Network.

Sean Hutchinson usually waits until the end of Student Government Association (SGA) meetings before addressing the Senate. But on Tuesday, the president stood before the 46 senators gathered and spoke about the behavior of senators in previous weeks.  "We need to put this past us and move forward," he said in reference to arguing and crosstalk among senators.  "We took an oath to really serve the students."

The University's newly approved Society of Physician Assistant Students held a daylong bone marrow drive, partnered with the Be The Match program in the Student Center on Tuesday, October 13 in honor of National Physician Assistant Week. Students, faculty, staff and community members were invited to get tested for potential bone marrow compatibility with patients across the world who have been diagnosed with blood disorders such as leukemia. The event was held in conjunction with a blood drive co-sponsored by the Department of Athletics.