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Sarah Brotman

NOF, a part of the Orphan Network, serves around 380 orphaned children in Nicaragua, and provides them with food, shelter and education.

No shoes? No problem

This week, students faced glass-littered streets and gum-covered sidewalks with bare feet and a mind set on one goal – to raise awareness for orphans in Nicaragua.

BOV student member Phoebe Willis presented updates on the SIF and presidential search at Tuesday's Student Council meeting.

Student Spotlight: Phoebe Willis

In addition to writing papers and studying for tests, Willis also has the lofty task of representing the 23,000 students at the University of to the Board of Visitors.

During National Hazing Prevention Week, ADAPT and the Gordie Center held events to encourage students to rethink hazing as a form of group bonding.

National Hazing Prevention Week asks students to reexamine hazing as a form of group bonding

When students arrive at the University, many yearn to find their places by bonding with certain groups of people and feeling as though they “fit in.” One tool many groups on Grounds use to foster intimacy in a group is a process called hazing. Merriam Webster Dictionary defines hazing as “[harassing] by exacting unnecessary or disagreeable work.” While many forms of hazing are thought of as “bonding,” other forms can lead to more extreme outcomes, such as death.

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