Monday, November 3, 2008

Hate Free

Today kicks off Dominican University's Hate Free Week. SGA was sitting in the social hall armed with a petition against hate and a button for all who signed. The remainder of the week will include more activities.

I'm guessing the reason behind this week is the incident that occurred at the Priory campus a few weeks ago. It was a very serious issue where a racial slur was written across a wall in the residence hall. Since then, the university has been trying to promote hate-free actions and programs.

Several RA's and other members of Res Life have been facilitating programs about Hate Free Zones and anti-hate mentalities.

I love that the university is doing something because of this horrible incident. I am curious what is in store for the rest of the week, and, more importantly, whether or not it will make a difference.

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