The Activist Newsletter (10/10 – 10/24)

Throughout these two weeks (10/10–10/24), activists have the opportunity to participate in phone banking for gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, community meetings and criminal justice reform, to name just a few! Read on if you want to get involved in the community regarding the midterm elections,…

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The Activist Newsletter (10/3 – 10/10)
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The Activist Newsletter (10/3 – 10/10)

Throughout this week (10/3–10/10), activists have the opportunity to participate in voter registration, canvassing and phone banking. Read on if you want to get involved in the community in the lead up to November’s election!   Wed., Oct. 3, Reproductive Rights Phone Bank @ 6…

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Changes made to SAP policy
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Changes made to SAP policy

Last spring, the Financial Aid Office received an update regarding changes to the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy and sent out an email regarding the changes on May 9, 2018. The email was then forwarded to the forum and received 26 replies from students worried…

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The Activist Newsletter
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The Activist Newsletter

Throughout this week (9/26–10/3), activists have the opportunity to participate in activist trainings, panels and presentations concerning student rights and the November ballot. Read on if you want to get involved in the community regarding state politics, protests and knowledge building.   Sat., Sept. 29,…

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Kavanaugh confirmation vote postponed as Ford allegations pick up speed
photo courtesy of flickr.com A protester against the confirmation of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh outside the Warren E. Burger Federal Building in St. Paul, Minnesota

Kavanaugh confirmation vote postponed as Ford allegations pick up speed

Early this summer, President Donald Trump’s nomination to the Supreme Court seemed likely to go through, with Republicans in control of the Senate. However, in the past month Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s pick, has been accused of sexual assault, plunging his nomination into scandal and…

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The Activist Newsletter (9/12-9/16)
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The Activist Newsletter (9/12-9/16)

Throughout this week (9/19–9/26), activists have the opportunity to participate in phone banking, community meetings, political gatherings and a candidate meet and greet! Read on if you want to get involved regarding local and national politics, community building and education.   Wed., Sept. 19, Reproductive…

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The Activist Newsletter (9/12 – 9/27)
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The Activist Newsletter (9/12 – 9/27)

Throughout these two weeks (9/12–9/27), activists have the opportunity to participate in voter registration, community meetings, environmental awareness gatherings and a lecture series! Read on if you want to get involved in the community regarding local politics, environmental activism or knowledge building. Thurs., Sept. 13,…

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Americans are flocking to mega-churches

Celebrity pastor Joel Osteen has more than one million followers on Twitter. According to Nielsen Media, more than 10 million Americans watch his televised sermons every Sunday morning. Osteen’s Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas is the largest church in the country, with an attendance of…

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