“Outrage” Interrogates History and Intelligence

Outrage, opening Friday, October 30th, winds a plot that spans through location and era, bringing together the great thinkers and arguers of the past and present. Outrage hints at deeper and more complex themes, forcing the viewer to build unlikely connections. Ultimately, the viewer becomes the one who must decide what is worth fighting for and what must be left to die.

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Economist Danziger presents “Public Policy, and the Poor: What Changes Can Obama Make?”

Sheldon Danziger, noted labor economics and policy scholar, presented a lecture entitled “The Economy, Public Policy, and the Poor: What Changes Can Obama Make?” With the rapidly rowing unemployment rate likely to hit 10% in the coming years, the nation’s poor have been disproportionately impacted by the current recession. The silver lining? More is being done now, more than ever, to address poverty.

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SusCom and Student Activists Meet to Coordinate Efforts, Work out Differences

The first joint meeting of the Sustainability Committee and campus environmental activists opened last Monday, as student environmental organizations worked to patch over differences with the Committee and discuss ways to coordinate future sustainability efforts on campus. The meeting came at a moment of tension between student environmental groups and the Sustainability Committee, less than two weeks after members of Earthlust wrote a letter to President Chopp.

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Nalo Hopkinson Reading

“I’d never known whether it was the same creature hunting me or whether a different one came every time or whatever. It always looked different. Today the detail that gave it away, was its hands,” read Nalo Hopkinson from her newest work-in-progress Donkey this past Tuesday.

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