Pictured above: Students work through an exercise that helps identify ways consent and non-consent are expressed among students.

By Jessi Balagtas
Reid Hall Resident Assistant

Sasha Canan spoke to Residents’ Interhall Congress Monday about sexual consent. She is a graduate assistant and Ph.D candidate in community health promotion and project coordinator with the Sex Education and Consent Studies lab at the university.

Sasha Canan speaks to RIC members about consent and sexuality.

Bill Updates

All three of last weeks bills – craft night, cards for humanity and chess night – passed.

Five bills are up for a vote next week.

  • G-unit Trivia Night – Gregson Hall staff asked for money to buy prizes and food for trivia night held in the basement.
  • Calligraphy – Come learn about calligraphy and how to do it! This program is asking for money to get supplies to teach the beautiful handwriting art known as calligraphy.
  • Mardi Gras – Buchanan-Droke and Gladson-Ripley Halls need funding for a Mardi Gras celebration complete with beads and king cake from Rick’s Bakery.
  • Mardi Gras Hotz Edition – Hotz Honors Hall staff want to throw a Mardi Gras celebration, provided RIC provides the funds. There will be mocktails, king cake and beads.
  • Yocum Hall Eating Disorder Awareness Program – Originally a floor program, this hall-wide program look at eating disorders and the pressure society puts on women to be beautiful. This week-long program includes mindfulness yoga, a screening of Miss Representation and other activities. The goal is to promote safe, healthy eating habits.


How can one find the dates, locations, names and other info for these exciting programs full of good deeds, food, prizes and community?

Be on the lookout for more information about HogSync: a new way for every RSO, fraternity, sorority and other student led entities to share their events with the U of A.