Donate

A Tea Party on the Plaza, Oh Dah-ling!

September 29, 2009 | NeW Staff

HAPPY 5th BIRTHDAY NeW!


In honor of NeW’s 5th birthday, NeW at UF decided to make a statement… and ask people to talk back! We held a traditional tea party on a blanket in front of the Plaza of the Americas, a central lawn in front of the library. With parasols in hand, we invited passerbys to chat with us about women’s issues (while enticing them with iced tea, cookies and muffins of course.) Our sign read, “Why has women’s happiness been on the decline since 1972?”
All sorts of curious stares and responses ensued, but I think everyone walked away a little more enlightened. And I think that’s what NeW is all about.
The goal of our tea on the lawn was to demonstrate our embrace of femininity and capacity to be an intellectual force on our campus. The ladies of NeW enjoy our tea time so much that we are having an all-out tea party at the home of our faculty adviser on Sunday afternoon. If you are in Gainesville, consider joining us to celebrate!

»
Latest News

Miss CPAC 2017? We’ve got you covered

The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is an event that happens every year in the Washington DC-area. This year, conservatives from all over the country arrived at National Harbor eager to hear from big name speakers such as President Donald J. Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, Kellyanne Conway, and Reince Priebus. Even NeW alum Antonia Okafor had her chance to take...

Read more

And the 2017 Gentlemen Showcase winners are…

We have our winners for The Gentlemen Showcase! Congratulations to Richard El-Rassy from the University of Florida for winning the College Contest and to Bill Dowhy from Atco, New Jersey, for winning the Under 30 Contest. Richard has won a $1,000 donation to the charity of his choice, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund...

Read more

Get the latest gear from the NeW store!

Shop Now