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Andrew Sullivan: On Being Conservative, Christian and Gay

The creator and writer of influential blog The Dish spoke on campus on Feb. 8 at the invitation of the Students Council Speakers Committee. Continue reading

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An Israeli’s View of the Conflict

A standing-room only crowd packed Sharpless Auditorium to hear Miko Peled, author of The General’s Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine, speak about his path to becoming a peace activist. Continue reading

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Jeremy Golan ’09 Talks Peace Corps

Jeremy Golan ’09 recently returned from Cambodia, where he served in the Peace Corps, and gave advice to current student interesting in applying to the program after Haverford. Continue reading

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Snowy Friends and Family Weekend Warmed By Howard Lutnick ’83

Friends and Family Weekend was a flurry of activity (with actual snow flurries). A highlight was a talk by Howard Lutnick ’83, Chairman and CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald, who shared his story of resilience, rebuilding and triumph after losing 658 of his employees in the attacks on the World Trade Center. Continue reading

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Hip-Hop and Islam

When Columbia University PhD candidate (and project coordinator of the Malcolm X Project) Zahir Ali came to campus to talk about the intersection of hip-hop and Islam, he didn’t just come to lecture. Last Thursday Chase Auditorium was full of the sights and sounds of hip-hop itself, making the topic come alive. Continue reading

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