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Sacrificing her home for the homeless

Sacrificing her home for the homeless

By Sarah Foster

January 22, 2015

Melany Jackson looks across the room, her eyes observing the intimate community she created.She sees two men and a woman, drifting off on a red leather couch. She watches her virtuoso friend Tommy, strumming melodies on his acoustic guitar.She smiles. These are the moments that make her sacrifices seem...

University’s American Red Cross Club celebrates National American Red Cross Month

March 5, 2014

Each year, students of the University’s American Red Cross Club come together in the name of fundraising, blood donation and giving aid to disaster victims on-site. With many tasks on hand, the registered student organization shares one common goal: helping people in need. With March being National Am...