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‘Suit & Tie’ | Justin Timberlake ft. Jay-Z 5/5 Stars It was a great couple weeks for comebacks, and none could be better than the return of JT. His first new song in six years features Jay-Z, no less. The song shows off Timberlake’s incredible vocal range, hitting both high[Read More…]

by January 18, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Panelists Discuss Disability Culture

Student autism activist Lydia Brown (COL ’15) organized a panel that addressed disability culture in the classrooms and mainstream society in Intercultural Center Wednesday. The panel, titled “Disability and Inclusion in the Humanities,” included Elizabeth J. Grace, an assistant professor in Diversity in Learning and Teaching at National Louis University,[Read More…]

by November 15, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Autism Advocates Demonstrate For Rights

Members of the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network protested in front of the Washington Monument Saturday morning during Autism Speaks’ event, Walk Now for Autism Speaks. Both ASAN and Autism Speaks are nonprofit organizations that focus on autism advocacy; however, ASAN is run entirely by autistic individuals, while Autism Speaks does not[Read More…]

by November 6, 2012 0 comments City News, News

From Blog Posts to Bills, Student Advocates for the Autistic

For better or for worse, Lydia Brown’s identity has been shaped in large part by her autism. “Autism affects every aspect of my life,” she said. “I would completely not be me if I were not autistic.” Drawing on her experiences, Brown (COL ’15) wrote and submitted two bills,  one[Read More…]

by January 19, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News