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Nevada ASUN Recognizes World AIDS Day

Posted on Tuesday, December 1, 2020

The Associated Students of the University of Nevada, Reno (ASUN) celebrates Dec. 1 as World AIDS Day in an effort to heighten awareness regarding the HIV epidemic. Communities on this day remind their governments and communities of the impacts of HIV and preventative measures available. Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day became the first international…

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Recognizing and Preventing Dating Violence

Posted on Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Break the Cycle conducted a poll on college dating violence and abuse which revealed “43% of dating college women report experiencing some violent and abusive dating behaviors.” Most of these women, according to loveisrespect, are not equipped to deal with dating abuse as it is difficult to identify. Although love is exciting and vulnerable, it…

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Creating a Culture of Consent on Campus

Posted on Tuesday, December 1, 2020

College, whether it be a four-year institution or a community college, is an integral time for personal growth. While young adults gain a larger sense of autonomy, they are also learning to navigate new worlds, one being sexuality. Unfortunately, college campuses across the globe are common places for various forms of sexual violence and is…

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While feminists worldwide advocate the message of, “women’s rights are human rights,” gender-based violence remains one of the most notable human rights violations. The Associated Students of the University of Nevada (ASUN) partnered with Nevada Cares to educate students on gender-based violence during 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, which runs from Nov. 25…

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Proud to be Indigenous at Nevada

Posted on Monday, November 9, 2020

Nov. 16 Spotlight – Ambrielle Palmer Year and Major Senior in the B.A. Psychology Research program Passions: I love Lake Tahoe, fishing, hunting, four-wheeling, and spending time with my family. Being in Northern Nevada, we have plenty of opportunities to get outdoors and visit historical sites. What does your identity mean to you? My identity…

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Nevada ASUN Celebrates Native American Heritage Month in November On November 1, 1990, President H.W. Bush signed into law a joint resolution designating November as Native American Heritage Month to acknowledge the contributions and accomplishments of the original inhabitants of what is now the United States of America. It is imperative the Associated Students of…

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10 Things To Safely Do This Halloween!

Posted on Thursday, October 29, 2020

This Halloween looks a little different for all of us now, and it can be difficult to navigate how to still get into the holiday spirit while staying home and staying safe. Below are ten different things you can do to celebrate this Halloween while still staying safe! 1. Host a Halloween costume contest! Whether…

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Coronavirus Fall 2020 FAQ

Posted on Wednesday, October 28, 2020

This FAQ was last updated 10/28 at 10:30 a.m. Our Wolf Pack community, the state of Nevada and our country is consistently adapting to ensure the safety of one another. As the University continues to implement COVID-19 mitigation efforts, we, Nevada ASUN, are working alongside the administration to provide the most accurate information. On Oct.…

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CSE Leader of the Pack September Winner

Posted on Friday, October 16, 2020

The Center for Student Engagement Leader of the Pack aims to recognize members of CSE who go above and beyond in their roles. Whether you are apart of Campus Escort or Student Media, CSE Leaders of the Pack hopes that you will recognize your peers in CSE for all of their hard work! The winner…

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Statement Regarding Campus Closure

Posted on Friday, October 9, 2020

To the Students of the University of Nevada, Reno, In light of recent announcements of Fall and Spring mitigation efforts announced today by President Sandoval, we want to share our frustrations and sorrow in solidarity with you all. ASUN takes pride in being on-campus, and it is truly heartbreaking to learn courses will be delivered…

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