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Students Participate in Women’s March


Photo credit: IPFW Campus Feminists in Solidarity

Written by: Communicator StaffJanuary 25, 2018

Approximately 15 members of IPFW’s student organization Campus Feminists in Solidarity participated in the Women’s March downtown Fort Wayne Jan. 21, according to Sylvia Rust, the groups secretary.

Rust is a double major in political science and communication, minoring in women’s studies.

“I participated in the march because it is important to exercise your First Amendment rights. I think it’s amazing to come together and see other people as dedicated to being an advocate as I am,” Rust said via Facebook messenger. “It is comforting to know there are people in Fort Wayne that want to see more representation from women, POC,  LGBT+ folks. I think it’s important to spread intersectional messages, especially in a place where, as one of the speakers said, is actually moving in a worse direction in terms of equity.”

Rust said she was happy to see many IPFA faculty and students in the crowd during the march.