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Student Organization stands for freedom

Student Organization stands for freedom

April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015 By Vesna Brajkovic With standing thunderstorms and gale force winds, about 50 students kept vigil  outside the University Center for 24 hours on April 9 to raise awareness for modern-day slavery. Known as Stand for Freedom, the annual event is headed by the International Justice...

Org sells body scrubs, donates to charity

February 11, 2015

  Feb. 11, 2015 By Kimberly Wethal   Giving back to a charitable cause has never been quite so sweet. On February 9, 10 and 12 from 10a.m. to 4 p.m. in the University Center, the student organizations the Freedom Force and Students Allied for a Green Earth (SAGE) will be team...

Students stand for freedom

Students stand for freedom

April 16, 2014

UW-Whitewater organization participates in national event against modern-day slavery April 15, 2014. By Vesna Brajkovic   Although students may not be strangers to pulling all-nighters at the library, how many of those students would willingly stand outside for 24 hours? Starting...

Organizations team up for social awareness

March 12, 2014

March 12, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic   Six different groups, normally with six different missions, will team up for a week to share one common goal: awareness. Justice Week, which started March 10 and runs through March 13, is a collaborative event of several of the justice organizations...

Students fight modern-day slavery

Students fight modern-day slavery

November 6, 2013

  By Vesna Brajkovic   Slavery seems like a relic of the past, but it continues to exist in the present day with an estimated 27 million slaves, according to slaveryfootprint.org. Freedom Force, a new student organization on campus, hopes to bring change and awareness to modern-day...

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Freedom Force