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GSA co-president Anika Jamison promotes equality

GSA co-president Anika Jamison promotes equality

Ethan Meisler and Sofie Geretz

January 21, 2019


Filed under School clubs and activities

According to co-president and junior Anika Jamison she got involved in the Gay Straight Alliance, because of the safe space it creates and wanting to make a difference in the community. “I want to make a change at St. Louis Park and make it safer,” Jamison said. “In the beginning, it was findin...

University of Minnesota finally hires female president

University of Minnesota finally hires female president

Marta Hill

January 18, 2019


Filed under Opinion Columns

In the 167 year history of the University of Minnesota, 16 men have filled the role of university president. That will all change come July 1, 2019 when Joan T.A. Gabel will become the president of the university, according to the University of Minnesota. Currently, Gabel serves as provost at the University of South Carolina, and will continue to serve there until she assumes the po...

Intersectional Feminism Club changes name

Intersectional Feminism Club changes name

Isabel Kjaer

October 22, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

According to co-president junior Allison Feller, Intersectional Feminism Club’s name needed an update in order to encompass a larger group of people. “We wanted to attract more different types of people and not just white people. We also wanted to incorporate everything that feminism stands for, whi...

Feminism Club anticipates new focus

Feminism Club anticipates new focus

Isabel Kjaer

September 24, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

As co-president of Feminism Club junior Allison Feller looks to the upcoming year, she said there are many issues that are often overlooked that can be discussed with peers. “I feel like there’s a lot to talk about that lots of people don’t seem to acknowledge and there are a lot of problems ...

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