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Students to visit civil rights sites over spring break

By Samuel Cheung

March 9, 2016


Filed under News

A little over 50 years ago, students and civil rights leaders attempted to march from Selma to Montgomery in protest of discrimination against African-Americans. Now nearly half a century later, students will have the chance to visit the site of their historical journey in a pilgrimage of their own.A group ...

University students use spring break trip to make a difference

University students use spring break trip to make a difference

By Liz Jassin

March 19, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Some University students are using their spring break to take trips around the United States to learn about historical events, build houses for those in need and educate themselves through service. Civil Rights Pilgrimage This year, 52 students will travel on the annual U of I Civil Rights Pilgrimage, ...