In October, Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) celebrated Love Your Body Week with many events going on including dance performances, open mic sessions, outdoor activities, and guest speakers. One of the guest speakers was Brittany Quidang, a student as well as an employee at EMCC. She hosted many workshops throughout the week, one of which was held in the Plaza Gallery called “Love Your Body Workshop.”
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More than 50 Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) students, faculty and staff participated in the 6th annual Phoenix AIDS Walk and 5K this past fall semester in downtown Phoenix.
It was the fourth time EMCC participated in the event. The team helped raise more than $1,000, which will directly go to AIDS research.
“From the Silicon Valley to Africa via dream”, the founder and chair of Make a Difference NOW (MAD), Theresa Grant, shared with EMCC students and staff her vision to sustainably reduce poverty and AIDS, which started by impacting the lives of 22 Tanzanian children.
During the last week of September, an annual event known as “Banned Books Week” takes place all around the country. It is an event held in celebration of reserving the right to read- anything one desires.
The value of freedom and open access to information and content of all types is especially highlighted during “Banned Books Week.”
In Arizona, everybody knows that the legal drinking age is 21 years old, but that doesn’t stop some underage college students from drinking. Although it’s not legal, it happens, and sometimes it leads to blacking out or even worse, dying.
According to Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, college students are among the most sleep deprived in the United States. According to a Brown-sponsored study, only 11% of college students have good sleep quality at night, and 73% have occasional sleep problems.