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A Conversation about the American Election
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The Middle Eastern War That Destabilized Europe: Syria and Its Consequences
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Struggles & Resilience: Everyday Life of Syrian Women Refugees

The untold stories of Syrian women refugees from that country’s civil war and the human toll Karen Culcasiare the subject of a lecture at Central Washington University on May 8, at 7 p.m. in Science room 147.

A conversation on Sustainable Food: Film screening

Film Screening

SUSTAINABLE is a telling of the instability of Ameri-ca’s food system through the lens of U.S. farmers. It provides an essential perspective of agricultural issues and the people who work the land. What can we do to sustain our food system for future generations?

Matt Wechsler and Annie Speicher, Hourglass Films, 2018

Farmer Panel

Spoonfull is “loyal to soil!” Come hear about the way in which the 5 farmers work within their ecosys-tem to produce beautiful, quality food for their com-munities.

CWU First Amendment Festival Takes Up Hate Speech, Russia-Gate April 20-27

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The Central Washington University First Amendment Festival returns this year to celebrate the five freedoms of the First Amendment and to inform students, faculty, and community members on how they can use their rights.

Prominent Water Protection Advocate and Scholar to Visit CWU

Native American water protection activist Kelsey Leonard will speak on the role of Native Kelsey Leonardwomen in the protection, maintenance, and restoration of America's waters on April 11 at Central Washington University.

A public reception will be held in the Dean Hall lobby at 5 p.m., followed by a lecture at 6 p.m.

We Do Not Consent: Native Feminism on the Front Lines of Water Protection

Celebrating Women's history Month

Please join us as Kelsey Leonard, the Tibal Co-Lead of the Shinnecock Indian Nation on the Mid-Atlantic Regional Planning Body of the US National Ocean Council, advocates for the protection of Indigenous waters.  Ms. Leonard will examine the role of indigenous women in settler-conlonial states in defending their Nation's waters for future generations and their fight to create new institutions for transboundary water governance informed by indigenous ways of knowing.

FREE event

Dean Hall Lobby

Life After Hate: An evening with Sammy Rangel

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Sammy Rangel, author of Fourbears: Myths of Forgiveness and the co-founder of Life After Hate (an organization with unique insight into the far-right extremist movement), will visit Central Washington University at 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 22.

Sustainable Apparel Series: Film screening "The True Cost"

Tuesday, February 20 - Sustainable Apparel Series Film Screening of "The True Cost" - 6 p.m. in Dean 106

An evening with Ms. Gina McCarthy

Picture of Gina McCarthyCome and join in a conversation about our community and environmental health.

Film: The Corporation

  Legally, a corporation is considered a "person." If this is true, then what kind of person is it? Discover the truth during the free screening of “The Corporation” on Jan. 8 at 6 p.m. in Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) room 137 A/B.


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