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Celebrate AAPI History Month

Celebrate AAPI History Month

Kamryn Drake, Staff Writer May 6, 2021
May is AAPI History Month. Here's a look at important events in AAPI history.
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Increased rates of racially motivated violence towards Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders nationwide during the pandemic have given rise to campaigns advocating for solidarity and the end of hate crimes against Asians.

Recent increase in violence against Asian Americans is part of a long history of discrimination

Amanda Stevens, Staff Writer April 12, 2021

During the pandemic, hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) have risen significantly, however, discrimination isn’t a new experience for this community. From March 19, 2020...

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Women's History Month - special events in history

Women’s History Month – special events in history

Kamryn Drake, Staff Writer March 23, 2021
It's Women's History Month. Here's a look at some influential moments in women's history.
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Celebrate International Women's Day on March 8

Celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8

Amanda Stevens, Staff Writer March 5, 2021
International Women's Day is celebrated March 8. Here's a look at its origins and areas of focus for gender equality.
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A look at the history of the Salem Witch Trials

A look at the history of the Salem Witch Trials

Kamryn Drake, Staff Writer November 6, 2020

Sarah, Winifred, and Mary Sanderson. You might know them as the witch sisters from the classic 1993 movie “Hocus Pocus,” but they were actually real people that the movie was loosely based upon. Although...

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