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Single Parent Gets Financial Aid Reinstated – Thanks to the Pregnant on Campus Initiative!

An appeal for help The phone rang. It was a 10:35 am, and I didn’t recognize the number, although it had a Colorado ID. On other end was a desperate sounding young mom of an 11-week-old baby. “I was given your number and told that you could help me with my rights as a single parent and student,” the young woman
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Title IX saves lives

Learning to Care As a student-athlete in college, I had heard about Title IX ever so briefly during our team orientations. We were lectured on gender equity in sports and informed that our women’s teams would be just as well supported as our male counterparts. There was probably a Q&A segment, and maybe we had to fill out papers to sign
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Claflin, Clarion, & Christian schools support pregnant students

Claflin changes its tune Last week, Kamaria Downs headlined in local and national news for her efforts to confront discriminatory pregnancy and parenting policies at her Christian university. When Kamaria became pregnant at Claflin University (a private South Carolina university affiliated with the United Methodist Church), Kamaria was forced out of her pre-paid campus housing. She did not receive a refund
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Taking the Test

On Thursday, November 12th, Tommitrise was getting ready to welcome her baby girl into this world, but even as she prepared for labor, she couldn’t quite sit back and “enjoy” labor. She still had a college psychology test to take! “It took me 4-5 hours after the opening of the test to try to put the pain to the side and do
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What’s a professor to do?

If you haven’t seen this image yet, you may be wondering why this professor is teaching with a child in his arms. Well, here’s the backstory: “So one of the students came with her kid, because she didn’t have a babysitter. the kid starts to cry in the middle of the class, so his mom, all embarrassed gets up to leave,
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