Get Ready to ‘Rock Against Rape’ on April 23, 2019

By Emily Masseth Prevention, awareness, and music are the elements that make up CWU’s annual groundbreaking event, Rock Against Rape. It has become a Central signature event in the CWU Wellness Center’s effort to spread awareness about sexual assault, prevention methods, and consent. Now in its 11th year, Rock Against Rape encourages attendees to have…

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Welcoming Celebrated Author and Vietnam Veteran Tim O’Brien to CWU: NEA Big Read Event

April 25 • 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. McConnell Auditorium • Free As part of the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read event, CWU will host the award-winning author of “The Things They Carried,” Tim O’Brien. CWU is the only university in the Pacific Northwest to receive the Big Read Grant. O’Brien, a Purple Heart…

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Students of Color Summit: Agents of Change

Excitement, friendships and the drive to create change and positive influences are just a few things that the Students of Color Summit generated at CWU earlier this month. On the first weekend of April, CWU partnered with the Washington Student Association to host over 224 students from 13 universities and schools to celebrate diversity and inclusivity…

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“Beyond Vietnam”: Sparking Modern-Day Discussion with the Words of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Guest Speaker Megan Ming Francis April 10 | 4 – 5:30 p.m. | SURC Ballroom Megan Ming Francis will be introducing and leading discussion on PBS Documentary “MLK: A Call to Conscience”. This event, on the heels of the 50th Anniversary of MLK’s “Beyond Vietnam” speech, will spark conversation regarding political activism during a time of…

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Bringing the words of MLK into modern-day America through “Beyond Vietnam” Panel Discussion

Can these words (and others) that were spoken 50 years ago resonate with today’s events across the nation? Join us as we explore the words of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Beyond Vietnam” speech on April 4 from noon – 1:30 p.m. in the SURC Pit in commemoration of the speech’s 50th anniversary. Interactive conversation boards,…

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