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Gender Diversity Week to spread awareness

Gender Diversity Week to spread awareness

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

April 6, 2016

There can be misconceptions associated with gender and how one identifies themselves. To educate students, The University of Akron is holding a Gender Diversity Week from April 11 through April 16. Sponsored by the Undergraduate Student Government, ZPN and LGBTUA, this week will increase awareness...

Behind the hijab

Behind the hijab

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

March 14, 2016

The topic of religion can be a touchy subject to some. UA senior Israa Eddeb hosted an event called Veiled Conversation to teach students about Islam and clear any misconceptions they might have. This event, held on March 9 in Bierce Library room 274A, offered individuals the chance to spark conv...