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Workshops discuss black feminism

The #MeToo movement. Surviving oppression. Social justice. The “Black Feminism and Sacred Text” workshop explores how faith informs black women’s lives and an understanding of important social movements like these.

Protest calls for diversity training

On Thursday more than 20 students with blue tape covering their mouths gathered outside of President Devorah Lieberman’s office in Founders Hall, demanding a list of changes to address the University’s treatment of minority groups on campus.

Students report microaggressions

In a crowd of around 50 and a panel of at least a dozen administrators, 20 or more University of La Verne students raised their hands when asked if they had experienced microaggressions on campus.

Discourse and dialogue done well

The Associated Students of the University of La Verne held a Town Hall meeting in Morgan Auditorium recently where administrators from across the University were on hand to respond to students questions and concerns.

Barbecue welcomes students back

The University of La Verne’s Black Student Union hosted a Welcome Black BBQ filled with typical barbecue fare and vibrant music, Saturday at Fasnacht Court.

Canine comfort

Jasmine Marchbanks-Owens, a graduate student of Master of Arts Social Justice Higher Education Administration program, holds a poodle mix named Crackers, a therapy dog from Paws-to-Share, Tuesday on the University Mall.

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