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Illinois State University’s Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program (WGSS) is issuing a call for proposals for the WGSS Annual Student Research Symposium.

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“This is our school at the end of the day, so it’s important to have an elevated student voice that can also bring other students to the table,” said Lauren Harris, student body president.

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The four-year scholarship is available to students who were Pell Grant eligible. That allows them to pursue community-based research opportunities in science and mathematics with much of the financial burden lifted.

Oscar Stanton DePriest, member of the United States House of Representatives.

The Crossroads Project will present a staged reading of the new play The DePriest Incident by Charles White, winner of the 2021 Diverse Voices Playwriting Initiative.

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The voice of poets of the Harlem Renaissance will lift into song with Harlem Sings – A Tribute to the Poets of the Harlem Renaissance. The February 1 event will feature guest artists Patrice Eaton and Kyle Walker.