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Newborn’s death could have been prevented

August 9, 2016

“Have you heard about the baby?” It was the question asked by many who heard or read the news about the incident that occurred on campus March 13. A student at the University secretly gave birth...

Gender inclusivity important to UI

October 6, 2015

Correction: A previous version of this article incorrectly referred to Alex Nelson, intern at the Women’s Resource Center and graduate student in social work, as Alexandria. Additionally, the article...

Work out, don’t stress out

Meghan Drew, freshman in Engineering, demonstrates various yoga poses.
December 11, 2014

With final exams quickly approaching, the stress levels on campus are quickly rising. However, before wallowing in self-pity and a growing pile of class notes, students should look for healthy ways to...

Man Talks creates safe discussion space

November 19, 2014

While some male students on campus may not always feel comfortable discussing their masculinity, they now have the opportunity to speak openly about the subject at “Man Talks.” The free events are...

Beverly Smith: Bringing Native American values to higher education

Native American House assistant director, Beverly Smith, talks about Native American relations and populations at the Women's Resource Center.
November 11, 2014

Beverly Smith’s out-of-office email signature includes the quote: “Education is the ladder, my children take that ladder.” The quote is from Chief Manuelito, a principal war chief of the Diné tribe...

Lean In RSO focuses on closing gender gap

Lean In RSO members (left to right) Hannah Schlacter, Kasey Koronkowski, Joanna Xiong and Katelyn Shanahan pose during the campus chapter’s first meeting on Oct. 14.
October 21, 2014

At a UN conference on Sept. 20, Emma Watson said, “Feminism by definition is the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities. It is the theory of political, economic and social...

Healing through Art: Project Unbreakable spreads awareness in campus lectures

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April 15, 2014

Words and photographs are capable of sending powerful messages. For survivors of sexual assault, these pictures can have a deeper meaning: providing special healing powers. Participants of Project Unbreakable,...

Anna Kaszuba aids on campus sexual assault awareness education

Sophomore Anna Kaszuba is working toward making a difference in sexual assault awareness on campus through her involvement in FYCARE and the Greek Committee for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
April 14, 2014

Anna Kaszuba, sophomore in LAS, became involved with sexual assault awareness on campus after attending a FYCARE seminar during her freshman year. The class acted as a catalyst for Kaszuba’s work, and...

Ninth “Walk A Mile” event to promote sexual assault awareness

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April 10, 2014

The sound of galloping heels will soon strut across the Quad. Students, faculty members and community members will whoop and holler as the ninth annual “Walk A Mile” event begins. On Friday, an estimated...

Women’s History Month lacks visibility on campus

March 4, 2014

As the calendar flips from the month of candy hearts and valentines, President’s Day and Black History to the month of Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day, dreaded midterms and the long-anticipated spring...

Adopting unified language would cause a stir in the melting pot

September 27, 2011

In this year’s GOP debates and the presidential debates of the previous election year, there is deliberation among the candidates about whether to pass legislation creating an official language for the...

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