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Students struggle with religious holiday norms

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Since transferring to the University of Minnesota this fall, Jordyn Schreiber has requested time off for religious activities twice without problems, despite making requests at short notice.  

However, the necessity of requesting time-off for holidays not included in the academic calendar — which provides automatic days off for some Christian observances — leaves many students feeling uneasy.


Dangerous Minds: Student Identity & Activism in a Climate of Hate

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017, Burton Hall 120, 5:00-6:30 PM. Food will be provided. Students are especially encouraged to attend 

Join us for the next event in our Facing Race: Agency, Social Responsibility, and Intersectional Justice For All series, "Dangerous Minds: Student Identity & Activism in a Climate of Hate."


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