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Changing Representation of Muslim Women

Changing Representation of Muslim Women Thurs Feb 23 – 6:00 pm – Honors College Auditorium (GEAR 26) Yasmin Moll, assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Michigan, will give a lecture entitled “Changing Representations of Muslim Women” . Moll’s documentary film Fashioning Faith will be screened as part of her presentation, followed by discussion and a Q&A session. More information here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1879973022239233/


Addressing Single Stream Recycle

Fayetteville City Council meeting Addressing Single Stream Recycle Tuesday Feb 21 — 5:30 pm City Admin Building, 113 W. Mountain St. Fayetteville has a great curbside recycle system. Single stream recycling is a new process best designed to benefit waste haulers, not reduce landfill quantity. This may be our final chance to speak out about a change that will impact our city forever. Other good options besides single stream are available. What are other communities facing? Highland Village, TX learns that 19% of their single stream recyclables were going to the landfill: http://www.highlandvillage.org/archive.aspx?amid=&type=&adid=1361 Little Rock Arkansas’ contamination rate skyrockets to […]


OMNI Women’s Community Meeting What Do We Do Now? Next meeting Sunday Feb 19 – 1:30-3:30 pm – OMNI Center With the election of a misogynist to the White House, the backlash against women and the women’s liberation movement is sending shockwaves through our communities. The misogyny and racism flying at is is a call to action. We need to support each other, unite, and get ready to resist! Please bring your ideas and join us to talk and brew up plans for action. Convened by Ecofeminist Study and Acton. This will be an open community discussion for women.