ReformaNU will continue efforts for change

Meghan Gordon

Hispanic studies Chairwoman Lucille Kerr was dead-on when she said in April that students like to protest.

“There’s something about taking that opposing position that is necessary to college students,” she said. “It’s an important part.”

Clearly this quarter’s spurt of campus activism has shown that students have their opinions. But will they still have those opinions after a summer away from campus?

As the quarter winds down, members of ReformaNU, the group that has been campaigning for changes to the Hispanic studies department since April, said they are satisfied with the changes they’ve effected and plan to continue their efforts in the fall.

“What we have been most successful in is addressing the fact that the department really did need some improvements,” said Medill sophomore Lilly Gonz