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Idaho State University to host Martin Luther King Jr. Day March on Jan. 18

Posted January 8, 2010

Idaho State University will host a Martin Luther King Jr. March at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 18 on the ISU campus.

Marchers will assemble at the northeast corner of Holt Arena and journey to the Pond Student Union Building, where a program will be held in the Bengal Theater. A bus provided by ISU Transportation Services will transport individuals wishing to participate but unable to march. The bus will provide transportation back to Holt Arena after the program for individuals who participated in the march.

The program in the PSUB Bengal Theater, scheduled to start around 2 p.m., will include a keynote address. Various student-organization leaders will make presentations, and there will be an audio presentation of one of Dr. King’s writings.

The parade route will travel from the northeast corner of Holt Arena to Bonneville Street, where it will turn west to Memorial Way, then south on Memorial Way to Martin Luther King Jr. Way, then west to Caesar Chavez Way where it will head south to the PSUB.

The parade is sponsored by the following ISU entities: Office of Student Affairs, Diversity Resource Center, Multicultural Committee, and the College Chapter of the NAACP.

For more information, contact the Diversity Resource Center at 282-3142 or rogekay@isu.edu.