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Lion Around
October 8, 2018

Lion Around gets serious talking about Month of Action

Lion Around dropped by the Chapel of St. Matthew this week to talk about a more serious subject – The Month of Action. Chosen for a specific reason, the Chapel of St. Matthew houses the office of the campus pastor, who is a confidential source for students to go to when they need to talk about anything.

Delving into the nitty gritty, The Month of Action is month-long campaign funded by a grant from the Michigan State Police [...]

Byron Hurt at Finlandia University
September 28, 2018

Learning about healthy gender identity with Filmmaker Byron Hurt

This week Finlandia Fridays was visited by documentary filmmaker Byron Hurt. Hurt’s film Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes was shown last week to kick off the Month of Action, a month-long campaign put on by Finlandia to raise awareness against sexual violence and encourage healthy gender identity. Hurt was also on campus to give a talk “Locker Room Talk or Toxic Masculinity?”, which took place earlier this week.

Despite being tired from travel before the talk, Hurt said [...]

Walk a Mile FinnU event
September 27, 2018

Finlandia hosts second annual Walk a Mile in THEIR Shoes March on October 3

Event Part of Month of Action

Finlandia University’s Men of Strength of Club is hosting the Walk a Mile in THEIR Shoes march on Wednesday, October 3 at 4 p.m. The second annual event starts at Quincy Green, and continues on Quincy Street into downtown Hancock.

Anyone can participate, man, woman or child. To best prepare for the event, if up to the challenge, practice wearing heels. Please note, while high heels are typically worn for the event, [...]

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