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Diversity Week Shows Importance of Pronouns, Respecting Them

“Hello! My Pronouns are…” gave students the opportunity to understand how pronouns and gender identities impact different people, as well as the reason they should be respected.
By Megan Parker, Copy Editor September 24, 2018

The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Union of Akron and Campus Programs sponsored “Hello! My Pronouns are…” on Wednesday, Sept. 19, to help students understand different gender identities and the...

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LGBTQ+ Terms to Know for Diversity Week

By Brooklyn Dennison, Editor-in-Chief September 17, 2018

Happy Diversity Week at The University of Akron! This week is about celebrating and learning about minorities, so in the spirit of that, I am going to teach you about LGBTQIA+ terminology. As a queer...

Students were blindfolded and asked questions in order to get to known each other.

Students dive into diversity

By Sara Syed, Writer September 14, 2015

More than 60 students attended UA student organization Wanderlust’s Dive into Diversity Night on Sept. 9, in the Student Union Ballroom.   The intention of the event was to provide students with...

A student practicing his cricket swing.

Zips celebrate Diversity Week

By Grant Morgan, Writer September 18, 2014

The University of Akron’s 13th annual Diversity Week, hosted by The Department of Student Life, is hosting five days of activities, entertainment, and interaction among students of different cultures....

To: World From: Akron

September 27, 2012

Written by: Zaina Salem Sharing a personal message with the world became reality to many students at the University of Akron. In the midst of Diversity Week, students of different races, religions, and...

Dear world events end with one final presentation

September 25, 2012

Written by: Alex Didato The Dear World last week brought together students and faculty in sharing what message they would like the world to know. Students of all majors and backgrounds gathered in front...

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