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LGBTQI Reading Group Meeting on Oct. 21, 7:30pm PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 18 October 2010 19:01

Literature has a profound affect on our lives whether we realize it or not. Reading literature can help us to understand the lives of others as well as our own in new and amazing ways. Furthermore, a community of readers is also a wonderful way to build a sense of connection and create a safe space for discussion and expression.


One of the areas newest reading groups is the Queer Reading Group. Focusing on LGBTQI authors, this group will be reading fiction, non-fiction, and poetry that is both mainstream and lesser known. Allies welcome! The group plans to meet on the third Thursdays of the month, and is currently meeting at the Frostburg Center for Creative Writing at 22 East Main Street, Frostburg, Maryland.

The next meeting will take place on October 21, 2010 at 7:30 ...

How the Electric Mule Ended up in Cumbersome PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Ernest Gusella   
Monday, 04 October 2010 00:55
Last Updated on Monday, 04 October 2010 08:40
FSU and Allegany Conflict Resolution Center Join to Celebrate National Conflict Resolution Day PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Dr. Elesha L. Ruminski, FSU Dept. of Communication Studies   
Friday, 01 October 2010 11:22
Frostburg State University and Allegany Conflict Resolution Center (ACRC) will come together on Thurs., Oct. 21 to celebrate National Conflict Resolution Day. A presentation will be held at 6 p.m. in the Leake Room at the Cordts PE Center on FSU’s campus. The free event is open to the public, and refreshments will be served. The program is part of a Leadership Workshop Series at FSU.


These presentations will celebrate National Conflict Resolution Day by bringing the campus and local community together to learn about "The Value of Conflict." The presentations will feature students from Dr. Elesha L. Ruminski's CMST 345/Conflict Management class, who are organizing, promoting, and presenting the event in collaboration with ACRC. The students will provide ...

Anti-Racist Author Tim Wise To Discuss Post-Racial Politics for FSU's Diversity Week PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News Service   
Thursday, 16 September 2010 19:22
timwiseTim Wise, anti-racist writer and activist, will present "Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity" at Frostburg State University on Thursday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center Recital Hall.

In his presentation for Diversity Week at FSU, Wise will discuss the pitfalls of "colorblindness," urging color-consciousness in public and private practices. Wise argues that we cannot move toward social and economic equity until we acknowledge the diverse identities that have shaped our perceptions and the ongoing role of race in the maintenance of disparities between whites and people of color in the United States.

Wise has spoken in 49 states and on over 500 college campuses. He received his B.A. from Tulane University and ...
Last Updated on Thursday, 16 September 2010 19:23
Deadline for Absentee Ballots Looms PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Nikki Trella, Maryland Board of Elections   
Wednesday, 01 September 2010 08:43


Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot For The 2010 Gubernatorial Primary Election


The following information was obtained from the Maryland Election Board.  For further information, contact Nikki Baines Trella, Election Reform Director, 410-269-2843.

The deadline to request by mail, fax, or email an absentee ballot for the 2010 Gubernatorial Primary Election is Tuesday, September 7, 2010.  Any registered voter in Maryland may request and vote by absentee ballot.


A voter who wishes to vote by absentee ballot must request an absentee ballot in writing and sign the request.  An application can be printed from the State Board of Elections’ website at www.elections.state.md.us or requested by telephone, in writing, or in person at the voter’s local ...


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