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  • Fri, 3, Mar, 2017 - 5:00:AM

5 Questions: Controversy at Auckland Uni, acid attacks in Berlin, first woman to head rugby board + More

Image: New Zealand vs Australia at the Dubai Sevens tournament in 2012 / Land Rover MENA / Wikimedia Commons

1. What is going on at Auckland University? A new student club at Auckland University called the European Students Association – which many believe to be a white nationalist group – is sparking concern.

2. What is happening in Berlin? Someone is randomly attacking women in the German capital with acid.

3. What took so long for a woman to head a rugby board? Jane Duncan has become the first woman to head a rugby board in New Zealand, taking charge of the Buller Rugby Union. 

4. Could police soon arrest a man in connection with a horrifying attack in Auckland? Police have identified a male suspect after a woman woke naked in an isolated location near Auckland with a man standing over her holding a bat.

5. Can a new ESPN short film help combat sexist stereotypes and inequality? ESPN has debuted a new women-created and produced short film that gives voice to every woman who sees her movement as a movement.

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