Man on the Street

Spectator Sound-Off: What does Black History Month mean to you?

Frederick Brown


This week marks 90 years since Carter G. Woodson first promoted the idea of Negro History Week as a chance to honor and celebrate the struggles and accomplishments of the African-American community. It would take 43 years for it to become a full month and another seven after that before the government recognized it as such. In this week’s Spectator Sound-Off, students were asked what Black History Month meant to them.

Spectator Sound-Off

Ryan Savage

The selfie stick trend has extended itself to the top of the photography world. From friends wanting to take a group photo to adventurers at the tops of the tallest skyscrapers, this invention allows people to get everything they want inside their photo. Students and faculty were asked to comment on this new craze.

Q: What do you think about the selfie and the selfie stick?