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UC Students Present "Vagina Monologues"
Performances to Benefit YWCA, RAINN
Written By Abby Hansen '13, PR Intern
Annual show to benefit charities working to end violence against women
Utica, NY (02/05/2013)- Utica College students will stage a performance of Eve Ensler’s Obie Award-winning "The Vagina Monologues" as part of the campus’s participation in the national "V-Day: Until the Violence Stops" campaign.
Tickets for "The Vagina Monologues" are $2 for UC students and $5 for non- UC students and may be purchased at the door.
Shows will be held in the college’s Strebel Auditorium on Friday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. and on Sunday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m.
V-Day at UC and across the nation is intended to bring together a diverse group of women, students, faculty and staff who will perform the monologues with the hopes to raise money for this year’s beneficiaries. The proceeds will benefit both the YWCA’s Evelyn’s House Women’s Shelter and the Rape Abuse Incest National Network (RAINN).
V-Day is a worldwide movement launched in 1998 to stop violence against women and girls and to proclaim Valentine’s Day as the day to celebrate women and demand the end of abuse. For more information, visit www.vday.org.
For more information about “The Vagina Monologues” contact Alane Varga, dean of students and V-Day advisor, at 792-3100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Utica College – Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. The College, located in upstate central New York, approximately 90 miles west of Albany and 50 miles east of Syracuse, currently enrolls over 3,700 students in 37 undergraduate majors, 27 minors, 22 master’s and two doctoral degree programs.
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