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Ibrahima Yaro, a public administration graduate student and Dawn Winters, a director of academics for English as a Second Language and part-time English faculty at Western Kentucky University, collect books for the drive.

Volunteer eagles: collecting books for a better future

African Cultures Club hosts book drive to provide educational resources in Africa
Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer September 30, 2019

Every other week the Shield will interview a student involved in volunteer work. This week, Jean-Marie Uwimana and Ibrahima Yaro talk about their involvement in the African Cultures Club book drive. Jean-Marie...

African cultures day to celebrate beauty, diversity of Africa

African cultures day to celebrate beauty, diversity of Africa

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor March 18, 2019

Olivia Akerele hasn’t been home in six years. The sophomore nursing major said the closest thing she gets to feeling like she’s back in Lagos, Nigeria, is going to the African Cultures Day event. “When...

Students celebrate their win during the African Cultures Club Futsal Soccer Tournament Thursday evening.

Uniting around a global sport

African Cultures Club unites students through soccer
Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer October 30, 2018

Groups of students clad in jerseys waited patiently as they were grouped into seven teams, divided by continent. Freshman Abi Garner played for the team Europe. The studio art major said she chose...

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