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Eden Sarkisian '20, Kira Carney '20
2 East South Street
Galesburg, IL 61401-4999
Students Against Sexism in Society (SASS) is a highly active group on campus, dedicated to a focus on women's issues, gender equality, and on dismantling the hierarchical, patriarchal structure of society. SASS fights against not only patriarchy, but also racism, classism, and heterosexism.
The group wants not only to sponsor events for the school, but to create an open dialogue between women and also between all genders to discuss issues that affect them.
SASS also believes that discussion is key to any issue, and has hosted dinner discussions about:
For many of its events, SASS brings a speaker or musical guest to campus. Alix Olson, a radical feminist spoken-word poet, and Larry Kirkwood, a body cast artist, have both been brought to Knox by SASS.
SASS meets weekly in the Human Rights Center and everyone is welcome to attend.
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