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Women’s Resource Center – October Events


Exercise Your Right to Vote!

Description: Want to exercise your right to vote this November?  Come get registered to vote and then stay for some dance classes.  Exercise your right to vote and get a work out in too.

4:30-4:45 Voter Registration and presentation

4:45-5:30-Zumba Class

15 minutes to do voter registration!/get water and take a break

5:45-6:30 Cardio Kickboxing!

15 minutes to voter registration!/get water and take a break

6:45-7:30 Hip-hop class!

Date/Time: Friday October 5th 4:30-7:30

Location: UMC Club 156


Celebrate Title IX’s 40th Anniversary-Rumor Has It

Description: 40 years of ensuring students equal education and athletic opportunities, regardless of gender.

Speakers: Ceal Berry and Leslee Morris

Date/Time: Wednesday, Oct 10th 12:30pm-1:30pm

Location: UMC 416



Speak Out: War on Women

Description: Come listen to advocates across campus speak on the War On Women and how it affects everyone.

Speakers: Campus Advocates, students, staff, and faculty.

Date/Time: October 12th from 12-1:00pm 

Location: UMC Fountain


Celebrate Title IX’s 40th Anniversary-Rumor Has It

Description: A legal overview of Title IX

Speakers: Melissa Hart

Date/Time: Wednesday, Oct 24th 12:30pm-1:30pm

Location: UMC 416


Ponchos, Pocahontas, and Push-Up Bras: Why Finding The Perfect Halloween Costume Is Tricky-Sugar Free Feminism

Description: What were you thinking of dressing up as for Halloween? Don’t know yet? No problem! Join us at the Women and Gender Studies Cottage to share Halloween treats over a discussion about the sexualization and cultural appropriation of Halloween costumes in retail and on our campus. Before you leave we’ll brainstorm a list of sweet Halloween costumes so you’ll be set for Wednesday!

Speakers: Seema Sohi, Renee Roberts, and Sophia Surage

Date/Time: Monday, Oct 29th 3:00pm-4:30pm

Location: Women and Gender Studies Cottage


OPEN HOUSE-Halloween Edition

Description: Come join the WRC for some fun festive Halloween activities.  Tarot Card readings, Face Painting for Dia De Los Muertos, Cookie Decorating, Free Food, and other arts and crafts fun.

Date/Time: October 31st from 12-3:00pm

Location:  UMC 415-417