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HATE CRIME AWARENESS CONCERT AT AQUINAS COLLEGE - Mar 10, 2003

March 10, 2003 - The Aquinas College Programming Board will present an evening concert to benefit hate crime awareness. Musician Randi Driscoll will perform on Tuesday, April 1st at 8:00 p.m. in the Kretschmer Recital Hall, Art and Music Center on the Aquinas College Campus.

Randi Driscoll, a Southern California native, plays piano driven acoustic music that is as modern as it is classical. She is also known for her work with the Matthew Shepard Foundation. Driscoll attributes her greatest personal success to the release of the benefit single "What Matters," written in memory of Matthew Shepard, the Wyoming man who lost his life in a brutal hate crime.

Tickets are $8 for non-students, $5 for students with an ID, and $3 for Aquinas Students. All proceeds from the evening will go to Driscoll's anti-hate crime foundation, Love Has No Face. For additional information, contact the Aquinas College Programming Board at 459-8281, ext. 4117.

Consistently ranked one of the top liberal arts colleges in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report, Aquinas College offers an approach to learning and living that teaches students unlamented ways of seeing the world. Founded in 1886 by the Dominican Sisters of Grand Rapids, the College's Dominican tradition of working, service and lifelong learning remains alive today in a diverse student body. Students from more than 22 states and 15 foreign countries are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs. Within six months of graduation, nearly all graduates are in full-time jobs, enrolled in professional schools of law, medicine, or dentistry, or in a master or doctoral program.