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Soren Schmidt Finlandia Fridays
March 30, 2018

Campus Pastor Soren Schmidt talks eventful April and Campus Ministry

With Easter right around the corner, campus pastor Soren Schmidt visited Finlandia Fridays this week to promote the multitude of events taking place within the next month. To kick of the episode, Schmidt made an announcement about the Good Friday service that will take place tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the Chapel of Saint Matthew. The service will be an “all-in-one” service to celebrate the sacred holiday of Easter. Doors will be open to all students and any [...]

November 14, 2017

Imagine a world where “slut” doesn’t make sense as an insult

Tonight Finlandia University welcomes Emily Linden, the founder of the Unslut Project. She will present at the Finnish American Heritage Center on Tuesday, November, 14 at 7 p.m.

Linden’s story began with her personal accounts of being “slut-shamed” in middle school. Upon hearing tragic stories of young women who committed suicide to escape bullying, Linden was moved to share her personal experiences of bullying to bring light to the heart-wrenching consequences of such behavior. She created a blog [...]

November 10, 2017

It’s On Us: Kelly Tsai Spoken Word Poetry

Kelly Tsai is an artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Her work as a performance poet has been featured at over 700 venues worldwide. Tsai is known for her emotionally informative and thought-provoking performances. Hear her energy, wisdom, and perspective on preventing sexual violence. This event will be in the Jutila Center’s room 323.

For more about Tsai, see the link below:

http://www.kellytsai.com/

November 7, 2017

Finlandia welcomes acclaimed poet, Kelly Tsai

On Thursday, November 9, nationally known and award-winning poet, Kelly Tsai, will present in the Jutila Center, Room 323, at 8 p.m, as part of the Finlandia It’s On Us event series. Tsai is an artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Her work as a performance poet has been featured at over 700 venues worldwide.

Tsai is known for her emotionally informative and thought-provoking performances. Hear her energy, wisdom, and perspective on preventing sexual violence. [...]

Gina Geliche and Monica Freeman
November 3, 2017

Gina Geliche and Monica Freeman talk Servant Leadership House and It’s On Us events

Finlandia Fridays had its first interview with two guests this season when students Gina Geliche and Monica Freeman stopped by to talk about the Servant Leadership House. The Servant Leadership House is a unique living opportunity for young women on campus. Geliche is in her fourth year in the house, being a member since the inception. Geliche said the experience has been “wonderful, there’s been a lot of involvement with the campus and the community. There’s been a lot [...]

November 1, 2017

VIDEO: It’s On Us

Above you’ll find the fresh new video produced by Art & Design senior Abigail Tembreull as part of the It’s On Us campaign. Thanks to all of those who helped make this possible!

About It’s Ons Us

Sexual Assault is a prolific tragedy Nationwide. According to the National Sexual Violence Research Center, one in five women and one in 16 men are sexually assaulted during their time as college students. Finlandia University has joined the efforts of the National It’s On Us [...]

October 7, 2017

It’s On Us: Teal Takeover

In support of victims of sexual assault, the community is invited to wear teal, the color of sexual assault awareness. Activities will be hosted by the Finlandia Student Senate outside Finlandia Hall prior to the Finlandia Lions vs. Robert Morris Eagles football game at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 7 at the McAfee field.

October 5, 2017

It’s On Us: The Clothesline Project

Join the First Thursday Art and Design Pizza lunch at 12:00 pm on October, 5. Following the lunch, proceed to the Reflections Gallery on the second floor. There, you will find the Clothesline Project, a collection of stories from sexual assault survivors and words of solidarity from supporters, presented on t-shirts.

October 4, 2017

It’s On Us: Walk a Mile in THEIR Shoes

There is an old saying: “You can’t really understand another person’s experience until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes.” As a part of the It’s On Us event series, the Men of Strength club will host a community walk of solidarity in support of survivors of sexual violence. The event will begin at Quincy Green on Wednesday, October 4, at 5:30 p.m. Participants may choose to wear shoes of the opposite gender as a fun way to get [...]