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Lacks' Legacy bridges science, ethics and race

Jan 22, 2014
Henrietta Lacks was the focus of "A Meeting with the Lacks Family." (photo courtesy by theguardian.com)

The Department of Multicultural Development and the Cultural and Special Events Committee sponsored A Meeting with the Lacks Family on Jan 21. The event was made open to the public, free of charge. The main focus: a woman named Henrietta Lacks. She was a poor, black tobacco farmer from the south. Her cells were cultured to become some of the first cells that could ever be grown in a laboratory.

Diwali Festival to serve Indian food, culture

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The Indian Student Association plans to host a Diwali Festival for ONU students on Nov. 7 from 5-7 p.m.

A&S Quiz Bowl presents trivia challenge

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The Arts & Sciences college hosts a trivia challenge for ONU students, staff and faculty. 

30-hour famine to raise money, awareness

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ONU students will participate in a 30-Hour Famine to raise money and awareness for World Vision, an organization that fights against world hunger.

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