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“Gilda Stories” Offers a Glimpse of Sexuality in Society

Kristen Doerer

February 6, 2013

 "What started as my own angry outburst at a personal affront on the street evolved into a set of responses to injustice that suggest that girls are not as powerless as they’re taught they are and that individuals and society have the ability to change." – Jewelle Gomez This past week, the author of The Gilda ...

Poverty Post-MLK: How Can We Help?

Poverty Post-MLK: How Can We Help?

Kristen Doerer

January 30, 2013

Martin Luther King day began in the Peter J. Gomes Chapel this past Monday morning with a theme of debt and inequality. It began with an introduction from Dean Reese, a welcome from President Clayton Spencer, an overview by Pamela J. Baker, an Introduction by Charles Nero, and finally, Anthea Butler’s keynot...

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