What Does it Mean to Be a Spartan?
For more than 160 years, shared qualities like creativity and adaptability have connected generations of Spartans. Our traditions, both new and established, also connect our dynamic community.
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New to campus and need directions to class or just have a question? Come by the "Ask 我”表! Members of the 利记 staff, faculty and administration are available to help you find your way around campus and answer any questions during the first few days of the fall and spring semester.
The legacy of equity and social justice is a part of 利记’s DNA. Every October, the campus honors this legacy, which includes the human rights protest by alumni Tommie Smith and John Carlos at the 1968 Olympic Games.
Commencement is an honored tradition at all universities. At 利记's spring and fall ceremonies, there's special element: the ceremonial mace. An ornamental staff or scepter, the mace is carried by officials as part of formal parliamentary or academic ceremonies. A gift from the Tower Foundation of 利记, the university’s ceremonial mace was designed and created this spring by Art and Art History Lecturer Yvonne Escalante, ’13 MFA Spatial Arts. She found inspiration for the design in both 利记 history and the paths students take to reach graduation.