The Concordiensis

Ninth annual Interfaith Avi Schaefer Shabbat run by Hillel and MSA

Ellie Paris, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2019

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On Friday, February 8, Hillel and the Muslim Student Association (MSA) co-hosted Union College’s ninth annual Avi Schaefer Muslim-Jewish Dialogue. Avi Schaefer is an American Jew who served in the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) a...

Student speaks about Palestinian refugee camps in Speaker Series

Alex Appel, News Editor

February 13, 2019

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The Interfaith Union (IFU) Club is hosting a mini series of talks about refugees. The first talk was given by Erendira “Ren” Garcia ’20, who spent three weeks during the summer volunteering at Palestinian and Syrian refuge...

Knitting event held to teach stress and anxiety coping

Alex Appel, News Editor

February 11, 2019

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To promote healthy coping mechanisms, Director of Hillel Bonnie Cramer hosted an educational event in Sorum where she taught students how to knit on Thursday, January 31 at 7:00 p.m.. “I consider knitting A. A spiritual practic...

Discussion on cleaning oceans

Chris Bendix, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019

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Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) and Ozone Haus co-sponsored an event titled, “Anger into Activism: Strategies for Saving Our Blue Planet” about methods for cleaning up disposable plastic waste from rivers and oceans. ...

Talk on criminal justice system

Cato Tran, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2019

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On Thursday, the January 31 the Executive Director of the research and advocay group, the Sentencing Project Marc Mauer, gave a talk in Karp Hall titled, “How to Lock Up Fewer People.” The purpose of the talk was to rais...

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