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The Oxfam America Hunger Banquet, held on campus on Feb. 18, called attention to the over 925 million people who suffer from chronic hunger. Participants at the banquet drew lots upon entering which divided them into high, middle and low income groups. They then sat according to group and ate food typical of their circumstances, reflecting on the work of Oxfam and Amnesty International to eradicate hunger worldwide.
Five LFC students participated in 40 hours of domestic violence training in order to be certified by the State of Illinois through A Safe Place in Zion, IL. The students will now be able to volunteer at the organization.
The Ethics Center and Synapse sponsored a panel of three faculty - 2 from Philosophy and one from Psychology - to discuss ethical issues from Michio Kaku’s The Future of the Mind, specifically “Memories and Thoughts Made to Order” which was required reading for all First-Year studies classes this fall.