Our History

April 2006:

19: Executive Board grows from 1 to 4 as club President Bekah Parker passes the torch to Rachael Lang.  Membership grows from 1 to about 30 in a matter of weeks.  The club co-sponsors a Diversity Rally. 


August 2006:

25: Club Fair: members ask RU students to sign a petition to end women’s suffrage.  Sadly, more than 160 – mostly women – do.


September 2006:

27: Talk by Molly McClintock of Equality Virginia on the Re-Affirmation of Marriage Act

27: Table on Heth Plaza: information about sexual assault/domestic violence, register voters, donations for the Radford clothing bank.


October 2006:

9: Film/Discussion: The War Zone invited by SASAE

11: Film/Discussion: Rape Is… invited by SASAE

16: Film/Discussion: The Vagina Monologues for National Coming Out Day (10/11) & Love Your Body Day (10/18)

25: UN Day – food drive for Radford Food Pantry and info table on “Maternal health & Well-Being”


February 2007:

  7: Mountain Women Rising.  With CPC + NAACP.  8:00pm Hurlburt Auditorium

27: Film/Discussion: Slim Hopes invited by SASAE as part of Eating Disorders Awareness Week


March 2007:

1: Wellness fair table with help from Montgomery County Health Department

2 & 3: O'Keeffe! 8pm - The Studio Theatre - Porterfield Hall.  With CPC + Dept of Theatre.
28: Inspired Visions Art Exhibition 11:00am-8:00pm, Heth Ballroom

30: Reading by Opal Moore With CPC 4:00 pm, Hurlburt Auditorium


August 2007

24: Club Fair


September 2007:

21: Iraq Moratorium Info Table, Hurlburt Plaza


October 2007:

6: Participated in Susan G Komen Walk (sponsored by ZTA)

9: Reading by Author Lisa Norris With CPC

16: Film/Discussion: Dreamworlds 3 invited by SASAE

19: Iraq Moratorium Customizable T-Shirts, Hurlburt Plaza


November 2007

8: Talkback by all female cast of Eleemosynary, Hurlburt 248


February 2008

29: Wilma Dunaway Lecture: food provided by club with CPC


17: “Revolution from the Kitchen:  Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky’s Frankfurt Kitchen and the Quest for Gender Equality” Gun Sup Rhie (Virginia Tech Architecture + Design); co-sponsored with CPC


19: “The Cult of Domesticity and True Womanhood as Reflected/Rejected in 19th & 20th Century American Art” B. Scott Crawford (Art Museum of Western Virginia); co-sponsored with CPC


27: Film Mrs. Stevens Hears the Mermaids Singing Directed by Linda Thornburg


28: "Writing/Righting Women's Lives.” Teresa Godwin Phelps (Washington College of Law, American University): co-sponsored with CPC


31: RU President Penelope Kyle, Keynote: Linda Thornburg, director, Mrs. Stevens Hears the Mermaids Singing; co-sponsored with CPC & Spectrum