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Common Ground began in 2003 and is normally held twice a year, but its Spring retreat has been cancelled due to concerns about its methods and selective application process.
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Spring Common Ground retreat cancelled

The four-day student retreat, which centers on discussions of race, socioeconomic status, gender and sexuality, began in 2003 and is held twice a year, once in the Fall and once in the Spring. Although many have praised the program for drawing attention to important issues and allowing students an opportunity to share their opinions and stories, it has received criticism for its methods and selective application process.


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