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University YMCA hosts annual Dump and Run collection program

A mass of donated hangers for the YMCA's annual Dump and Run. 

May 27, 2014

Each year, the University YMCA keeps six semi-trailers worth of items from ending up in landfills, thanks to a program called Dump and Run. Dump and Run is an annual donation collection that allows students and community members to drop off unwanted items at the end of the school year. These items are...

Prison Justice Project joins YMCA, holds first meeting

Students and community members gather for the April forum on Mental Health Disparities in the Criminal Justice System, led by Dr. Matt Epperson from the University of Chicago, on Thursday in the School of Social Work.

By Stephanie Kim

April 16, 2014

After its recent induction into the YMCA, Prison Justice Project, a registered student organization, had its first general meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the Murphy Lounge at the University YMCA. Amanda Hwu, president of Prison Justice Project and junior in Social Work, gave an overview of recent ev...