An Interview With The President

Dr. Kyle Marrero Talks Book Burning and Spring Commencement Madison Watkins, Editor-in-Chief Homecoming is over, Halloween is here and Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, which means finals will be here before we know it. This semester has been eventful to say the least. Students and faculty have been wondering what the president has to say aboutContinue reading “An Interview With The President”

Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology- Book Burning Statement

Here is a statement regarding the book burning incident from the Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology.  Dear students,  We, a group of faculty in the Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology, are compelled to speak out in response to the behavior of Georgia Southern students involved in the burning of Crucet’s book, Make YourContinue reading “Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology- Book Burning Statement”

A Quick History On Book Burning

An Age Old Tale of Censorship Rachel Hammond, Staff Writer The Statesboro campus recently had an incident involving the burning of a book by Jennine Capó Crucet. The book, “Make Your Home Among Strangers,” follows a Latina who gets into an ivy-league school, and tells of her struggles in a mainly white society. The controversyContinue reading “A Quick History On Book Burning”

Book Burning In National News

What national news says about the GSU book burning incident Rebecca Munday, Staff Writer  Georgia Southern University, Statesboro campus caught the attention of several national news outlets when a group of freshmen that attended an author’s talk by Jeannie Capó Crucet burned her book in the residence area grill after. Crucet wrote this semester’s FirstContinue reading “Book Burning In National News”

Student Quotes on Book Burning Incident

Here’s the quotes we’ve collected over the past few weeks from students with their thoughts on the Statesboro campus book burning incident.   When people act harshly like that, I just don’t think they’re acting as they should. They’re just being too rash about it and not looking at it from another person’s perspective; they’re onlyContinue reading “Student Quotes on Book Burning Incident”