UNI Nepali students have organized a candlelight vigil to share prayers for the safety of the people affected by the earthquake in Nepal. Donation boxes will be available at the vigil for anyone wanting to make a monetary donation. Candles will be provided but more are needed.
Burqas are required to be worn by women in some countries by religious law. In other countries burqas are actually banned. How does this fit into freedom of speech? Are burqas oppresive despite the choice element? Join the discussion, share your opinion and hear opinions of others on this topic.
The annual Spring Diversity Showcase's theme this year is Diversifest. This event will include a variety of international traditional food, information booths, a fashion show, and performances! Through this event, we provide different organizations and different people with a platform to perform or showcase their culture and/or talents. Last year, Spring Diversity Showcase was awarded The Program of Distinction Award from UNI.
Red Cross Blood Drive sponsored by Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Sign up for appointments online or inside the Union at the information tables.
"The Hunting Ground" is a documentary that exposes the fight for justice against sexual assault on college campuses through the eyes of the victim. The film premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and since then has been screened on multiple college campuses across the United States. The film sparks discussion around issues of sexual assault and the role of the university in investigating and aiding the victims of rape. The film was subsequently picked up by CNN, who will feature the film in an upcoming special.
The UNI Muslim Students Association will host Sabeel Ahmed, Director of GainPeace.com, on the topic of Islamic shariah law. This event will provide an educated and open discussion in order to gain a better understanding.
Relax before finals with a destress day hosted by Campus Activities Board. There will be massage chairs, foot massages, an oxygen bar, crafts and snacks.
Dancers from UNI and the Midwest will perform various traditional and fusion dances from the Middle East.
An epidemiologist and public health officers will discuss the debate about vaccinations.