Women's causes honored with Purple Day at MSU-N
A university program that addresses violence against women on campus is declaring Friday as Wear Purple Day at Montana State University-Northern.
The day will honor Congress' designation of March as Women's History Month and April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month,
"I think there will be an explosion of color on Northern's campus," said Margaret Meggs, director of ReSPONSE at Northern.
The decision to wear purple grew out of a series of e-mails among members of Meggs' book discussion group. One member e-mailed a piece written by author Erma Bombeck after Bombeck learned she needed a kidney...