Archive for September, 2014

Michael Brown Vigil Sparks Discussions about Racism, Discrimination

On Friday September 12th, on the Doble campus, Students for Social Justice held a vigil for Michael Brown, the young black man who was gunned down by a white policeman in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9th. Dean Mary Coleman led a discussion about the murder, posing difficult questions such as “What justifies homicide? Who keeps… Read More ›

Enthusiastic Audience Welcomes Bill McKibben to Lesley

There were no empty seats in Marran Theater on Monday night when environmental activist and author Bill McKibben spoke; he was greeted enthusiastically by the large crowd, the majority of whom seemed very  familiar with his work.  Senior Katy Parr was typical:  she said that she went to hear McKibben because she knew his name… Read More ›