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April 1, 2011

An Intellectual Community: Reeder House Brings together Students from Various Backgrounds and Majors

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If you’re looking for a lively intellectual discussion with your dinner on a Tuesday evening, stop by the Reeder Fellowship House. The topic of conversation could be anything from climate change to genetically modified foods to the pros and cons of childhood vaccinations. The weekly dinner discussions are hosted by the Reeder Street Fellows, a [...]

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March 29, 2011

Cultures and Diversity Come Alive during Extravaganza Week

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The International Students Association hosted its annual Extravaganza cultural festival last week.  Activities throughout the week were themed around various regions of the world and included discussions, music and dance performances, a Samba workshop, an international fashion show and food tasting, and the Grand Finale.  Check out photo galleries from the events. Samba Workshop with [...]

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March 26, 2011

Association of Black Collegians Hosts Hip Hop Week March 28-April 2

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The Association of Black Collegians (ABC) is hosting a series of events on campus for Hip Hop Week March 28-April 2. Students will be urged to work toward positive change by actions such as sending letters to record executives and watching educational films that reveal the larger meaning of hip hop, called “the most important [...]

A performance from last year's Extravaganza Grand Finale.

March 18, 2011

International Students Association Hosts Annual Extravaganza March 20-26

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The International Students Association (ISA) is hosting its annual Extravaganza cultural festival March 20-26. Under the theme “One World, Many Faces,” the events will focus on working collaboratively as a community, but recognizing the diverse backgrounds and talents that each person brings to the table. Activities are themed around various regions of the world and [...]

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January 21, 2011

Campus Climate Study Results Discussed in “Town” Meetings

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A series of “town meetings” held on campus Dec. 2 and 3 provided an opportunity for all faculty, staff, and students to hear a presentation by Sue Rankin, principal, Rankin & Associates Consulting, who holds a Ph.D. in higher education administration, on the results of the Campus Climate Survey conducted last spring. The survey was [...]

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January 6, 2011

John McKnight Is Named Associate Dean and Director of Intercultural Development

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In January, John McKnight, associate dean of the College and class dean for first-year and second-year students, took on a new position. He is now associate dean of students and director of intercultural development. McKnight says that one of his goals is to offer programming that will inspire deep self-reflection, critical inquiry, and committed activism. [...]

Award-Winning Author and Filmmaker Molefi K. Asante, Jr. '04 Speaks April 17

April 16, 2010

Award-Winning Author and Filmmaker Molefi K. Asante, Jr. ’04 Speaks April 17

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He will discuss his work during a public lecture in Kirby Hall of Civil Rights Award-winning author and filmmaker Molefi K. Asante, Jr. ’04 will present the talk “Being the Change” 2 p.m. Saturday, April 17 in Kirby Hall of Civil Rights room 104. Asante was scheduled to be the keynote speaker for Lafayette’s celebration [...]

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February 9, 2010

Religion and Culture of Senegal the Focus of Numerous Black History Month Events

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Islam in Africa exhibit and lecture, film screenings, and a hip hop performance will take place throughout February The religion and culture of Senegal are the focus of a number of events during Lafayette’s celebration of Black History Month. The events include the Islam in Africa: A Pilgrimage to Touba, Senegal exhibit in Skillman Library’s [...]

Lafayette Celebrates Black History Month in February

February 1, 2010

Lafayette Celebrates Black History Month in February

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Events include lectures, an art exhibit, films, discussions, workshops, and performances; The keynote address by Molefi K. Asante, Jr. ’04 has been postponed Lafayette will celebrate Black History Month throughout the month of February with lectures, an art exhibit, films, discussions, workshops, and performances. The celebration’s keynote address by award-winning author, filmmaker, and professor Molefi [...]

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September 18, 2009

President-Elect of Hispanic National Bar Association to Discuss Justice Sonia Sotomayor Sept. 22

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The free talk will kick off Latino Heritage Month Diana S. Sen, president-elect of the Hispanic National Bar Association, will give the keynote address for Latino Heritage Month 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, in room 104 of Kirby Hall of Civil Rights. She will discuss “Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor: Reflections on Latinos and the [...]