Jafari hopes to not only create a welcoming community to share Afghan culture, but also spread positivity around the nation’s culture, especially given the recent tumultuous events in the country.
The Diamondback found that four of the six bike pumps at repair stations were broken and that the tools available across the stations were inconsistent.
Students wrote a petition when they felt like the university did not try to implement avenues for disabled students to be involved in the cultural center planning process.
The project is still early in planning stages but is tentatively estimated to house approximately 800 people and is slated to be completed in fall 2026.
The grant was awarded to over 100 other colleges and universities in the country from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Most of the reports did not result in investigations.
Aaron Vogel, the former diversity and inclusion coordinator for the journalism college, said being part of NLGJA on a national level is important for networking with other LGBTQ+ journalists.
Perillo and Provost Jennifer Rice commissioned a mental health task force earlier this year to look at what the university is doing regarding mental health.
The new extension adds two more years of test-optional admissions.