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“Clothesline Project” provides anonymous haven to shares hidden tales of abuse, assault

By Contributing Writer : D’Andre Anderson The month of April for some people just means we are one more step from summer break. For other people, it is so much more than a summer break. It is the month to help raise awareness for sexual, physical, verbal and domestic assault. ...

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Valentine’s Day demonstration shows effects of violence against women

Feb. 14 is a day that connects to a theme on love and coming together, but it is also a powerful day of people all around the world, coming together to dance for ending violence against women. One Billion Rising is an around the world campaign that started in 2012 ...

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Asanbe Diversity Symposium honors professor, promotes respect

Feminism, race and gender were the main themes of the “Ain’t I a Woman!” performance by the Core Ensemble and actress Shayla Simmons in the Asanbe Diversity Symposium on Thursday, March 16. The performance included acting and music. Simmons pranced across the stage with joy and lamented with sadness as ...

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APSU honors diversity pioneer Betty Joe Wallace

MAHALIA SMITH | CONTRIBUTING WRITER Betty Joe Wallace was a trailblazer at APSU. After graduating with a master’s degree in education from the university, she went on to start two important areas of study: African-American history and Women’s Studies. Wallace was the first to teach courses in these fields, in ...

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Vagina Monologues, not just about vaginas

» By Danielle Hunter Staff Writer APSU welcomed the return of the Vagina Monologues on Tuesday, March 26, and Wednesday, March 27. Both performances were held in the Clement Auditorium, the first night featuring a cast of students and the second featuring faculty and alumni. The Women’s and Gender Studies ...

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We Can Do It! Women’s and gender studies department celebrating diversity since 1970s

–lsapp@my.apsu.edu The APSU women’s and gender studies department helps prepare students for the negotiation of conflicts which may arise in either their personal lives or workplaces. According to Jill Eichhorn, associate professor of English and coordinator of women’s and gender studies, “The power dynamics between women and their role in ...

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