Tag: know your rights

21
Nov

UConn Students Share Their Encounter with Campus Police

Written by University of Connecticut SSDP chapter leader Tyler Williams On Tuesday, November 11th, two University of Connecticut students, Kevin Oliveira and Samuel Jensen, were waiting to paint one of their school’s approved “spirit rocks” in solidarity with the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority on campus, members of which had recently been the victims of racist and sexist remarks in an

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30
May

Summer Camp '14 gets AMPLIFYed!

This past weekend we kicked off our Summer ’14 festival season with 4 days in the Midwest performing outreach at Summer Camp Music Festival in Chillicothe, IL. It was our 5th year being a part of this amazing event and things could not have gone any better! Beautiful weather, a welcoming staff & receptive crowd, incredible music all on top of a vibrant dedicated village of NPO’s all

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21
Apr

SSDP Hosts Successful Regional Conference in the Midwest!

Last weekend, SSDP students, alumni, and supporters gathered at Northwestern University in Illinois for SSDP’s 2014 Midwest Regional Conference! More than 60 students attended the conference for an exciting weekend of expert presentations, training, workshops, and networking events. The speaker panels and events that took place throughout the day were each designed to give students the tools needed to continue growing

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22
May

SSDP Welcomes our First Summer 2013 Intern!

I am so excited to be writing this from the International Students for Sensible Drug Policy office in Washington, DC today! DC is alive and full of political activism that I can’t wait to be a part of. I hope to contribute to SSDP’s wide array of summer plans during my internship here, and while I will mostly be working

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9
Jan

Start The Spring Semester With a Bang!

It’s January, and for most of our students that means it’s time to start the Spring semester. Like many other SSDPers, you might be asking yourself how you can start off the new year with a bang. So, I thought I would share some exciting event ideas that you can host to attract new members to your chapter, while also

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