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GSU student visits White House to discuss reproductive rights

On a warmer-than usual October morning, Governors State University Student Senate President Marquis Parks joined 75 other student leaders at the White House, where Vice President Kamala Harris convened a meeting to discuss the fight to protect reproductive rights.

“It was an incredible experience,” said Parks, a Theatre and Performance Studies major who started fanning himself as he recalled the temperature that day. “It was so hot and we were all sweating," he said, noting a two-hour wait for . . .

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