Humboldt State University is holding a “Day of Solidarity” to help students “heal” from Donald Trump’s inauguration with free massages, food, meditation, and yoga.
With the inaugural proceedings in mind, Humboldt encourages students to “learn about self care strategies” at the half-day event, calling it an opportunity for them to express their “hopes, fears, and solidarity” as well.
A flyer for the event looks to draw attendees by offering students an opportunity to “make a tangible pledge to communities at risk,” and to practice what it calls “tangible tools for systematic change” with discussions on “How to Be an Effective Ally,” “Bystander Intervention,” and “Intentional Activism.”
The flyer also details other “self care strategies” being offered to students who are struggling to come to terms with the new president, including ‘yoga’ and “stretching.”
Although the flyer does not explicitly name Trump’s inauguration as the inspiration for the events, The Lumberjack, Humboldt’s student newspaper and a co-sponsor of the event, reports that the event is “geared toward ensuring students con…
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