UnificAsian draws in new members for the Asian American Association from across MU.
Graduate Assistant Ben Daniels: “The winners really dived deep into how their identities are impacted by society.”
Freshman Haley Meyer: “You can’t always change everything about yourself, but you can learn to love those parts.”
MGC President Phillip Nguyen: “We want them to know that (even if) you’re not rich or white, you still have access to being a part of Greek Life.”
The top three winners in each category will receive a prize of $300 for first place, $200 for second place and $100 for third place winners.
“If there were more allies, maybe this wouldn’t happen,” Four Front Co-Chairwoman Alanna Diggs said.
Multicultural Center coordinator Stephanie Hernandez Rivera led a discussion with the women about various social issues, including but not limited to race relations.
“Race and discrimination is a difficult conversation that a lot of people ignore on this campus,” senior Taylor Gentry said. “I know it’s difficult, but it's time to have that conversation, too many things have been going on and that’s why (the Hate Wall)
Culture Couture not only gave Andrew Pham the opportunity to proudly represent Vietnam, but delivered a warning to students that the traditional Vietnamese pieces are not meant to be packaged and shipped to costume warehouses.
“The things that you think are your failures can actually be a platform for you to engage in major ministry and life transformation,” Dr. Ty-Ron Douglas said.
Over 100 countries are represented at MU.
An analysis of the diversity education at Summer Welcome as an incoming freshman
Ipsa Chaudhary and Alanna Diggs were elected in April.
Participants are invited to walk through different theater experiences designed to display oppression of a marginalized group.
Yovanna Garcia, a student at Ramapo College, said she is confident in Rivera’s ability to make a difference at MU.
Four Front and MSO members asked for an interfaith prayer space last year.
Donell Young is currently acting as the coordinator.
Mendoza took a job at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
The MCC was founded in 1972 to support minority students academically.
Rashed Nizam gave a presentation about the Islam religion.