Students push to eradicate hurtful 'R-word'

Photos courtesy of Rebekah Dyer

More than 220 students contributed to a paper chain that’s now hanging in the ground floor hallway at the College of Education as part of a national campaign “Spread the Word to End the Word.” Students from GCU’s Best Buddies club coordinated the campus effort around the pledge campaign, which is designed to raise awareness “about the hurtfulness of the R-word,” according to the website r-word.org. Best Buddies focuses on friendship and self-development programs for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities.

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Bible Verse

"(Jesus) was handed over to you by God's set purpose and foreknowledge; and you, with the help of wicked men, put Him to death by nailing Him to the cross." (Acts 2:23)

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