The Spur

A Perspective on Refugee Resettlement from a “Local White Girl”

Lacey Barke

February 6, 2020

Below is a statement on refugee resettlement from the Spur Editor- In- Chief, Lacey Barke. In the speech, which was presented at SMSU's Refugee Resettlement informative session on Jan. 27th, Barke discussed the impact of those...

SMSU Faculty Statement- Refugee Resettlement

SMSU Faculty and Staff and Lacey Barke

February 6, 2020

Below is an SMSU faculty statement regarding their collective opinion and stance on the issue of Lyon Country refugee resettlement. The below letter was also published as a letter to the editor in the Marshall Independent and...

Refugee Resettlement: Student Body President, Muna Mohamed

Muna Mohamed and Lacey Barke

February 6, 2020

The following is one piece of an ongoing series covering the Lyon County Refugee Resettlement dialogue. It is a speech written by SMSU Student Body President, Muna Mohamed, during a campus-wide informative meeting regarding the...

SMSU Student Senate Receives a Concerning Report

Olivia Chester, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

The SMSU Soccer Club faculty advisor, Jose Losada-Montero, brought concerns regarding vandalism and theft of the club’s equipment to the Student Government Association during their Jan. 23 meeting. Montero told senators that...

New International Student Organization Director: May Lee Moua-Vue

Tracy Cai, Staff Writer

February 2, 2020

“Do what you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. That’s what I’m doing. I’m here doing what I love,” May Lee Moua-Vue said, who began her role as the director of International Student Services and...

These Walls Are My Only Safe Spaces

Jocelyn Hayden and Jocelyn Hayden

February 2, 2020

Photo Courtesy of Jocelyn Hayden.

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