The Ionian

‘What Were You Wearing?’ showcases importance of awareness about sexual assault

Emily Varker, Copy Editor
May 5, 2022

A unique and powerful exhibit, “What Were You Wearing?,” was held in Burke Lounge as a collaboration between the Fashion Club, Office of Residential Life, Office of Mission and Ministry and the brand-new GIVE (Gael Interpersonal Violence Education) Program on April 28.   This event came at the end of a month dedicated to awareness about sexual assault and saw events such as a self-defense...

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17th annual Gael Awards celebrate student excellence

Jocelyn Arroyo-Ariza, News Editor
May 5, 2022

What has been affectionately referred to as Iona’s Oscars, the 17th annual Gael Awards returned to a fully in-person setting for the first time since the start of the pandemic on April 25. The award show was held in the Hynes Athletic Center. The invite-only event opened its doors at 5:30 as students rushed from class, where they were able to enjoy some refreshments.   The Pipe Band, the Iona...

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Jocelyn Arroyo-Ariza, News Editor
May 5, 2022

Throughout our hectic student lives, we should always remain aware of what is happening around us. In this column, I find some of the most significant things around us and provide you with a small blurb and nitty-gritty details. Here are some of the major events that have been taking place:  General COVID-19 Updates.   As of last week, Dr. Fauci has declared that in the U.S. COVID-19 is no longer considered to be the pandemic stage. He urges that in order for the nation to continue to have...

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