UVSS events highlight experiences of differently abled

The UVSS is sponsoring three events next week under the theme of “Our Different Journeys” to highlight the experiences of differently abled students and encourage an inclusive and aware campus community.

Jan. 17, 12–3 p.m., University Fountain, “The Ride of Your Life.” Participate in a wheelchair relay; no teams necessary. 

Jan. 19, 6–7:30 p.m., Hickman 105, ”There’s No Such Word As Can’t.” Alvin Law challenges his audiences to think outside the box as he’s had to, having lived his entire life without arms. Tickets at the UVSS Info Booth and Residence Life Office for $3 each. 

Jan. 21, 3:30 p.m., SUB, Michel Pujol Room, “Our Different Journeys.” Challenge your perception of disability at this discussion of how disability has influenced and affected the lives of UVic students. Free.

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