Top 2020 College of Arts and Humanities students honored in virtual Arts in Motion

2020 Arts in Motion | Celebrating Student Excellence

We all would have all gathered in the Concert Hall at 2 p.m. today to acknowledge the students who have received scholarships this year, thanks to the generosity of our donors, as well as the Students of Distinction selected by each department, two of whom are awarded the Undergraduate and Graduate Dean’s Medals. These students are all so precious because they strive to do their best in every facet of life, and their devotion to excellence and service will surely enhance our Valley and country in the future.

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Standard Bearern | Liliana Perez Rodriguez, Department of English

Liliana Perez Rodriguez, Department of English Student of Distinction

“I felt situated between two worlds, two worlds that I could not entirely identify with; yet, two worlds that I considered home. Over time, I started to see this double consciousness as an advantage rather than a setback, as my bilingual and bicultural experiences have granted me a critical lens through which to look at the world.”

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How to spot fake news as the coronavirus spreads

Reporters with various forms of "fake news" from an 1894 illustration by Frederick Burr Opper

COVID-19 (coronavirus) information and guidelines are changing at a rapid rate. As the public watches store shelves empty and learn of new restrictions on public gatherings, fear and uncertainty have been the breeding ground for fake news.

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