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Women's Shelter donations with Joy Tharrington

Joyous Tharrington

Women’s basketball player Joyous Tharrington was so inspired by her Women and Gender Studies class on domestic violence that she started a service project. With the help of her teammates, the sociology major began collecting toiletries as the team traveled during the semester to donate to a local women’s shelter. Several hotels even donated to […]

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