On Wednesday, Sept. 25, the Program in Creative Writing started off this year’s Althea Ward Clark Reading Series and the celebration of the 80th year of the program with a reading featuring distinguished authors Maxine Hong Kingston, Yusef Komunyakaa, and David Treuer ’92.
Free menstrual products are now supplied in campus bathrooms, marking the implementation of the Menstrual Products Task Force’s initiative, which was approved by University administrators last semester.
According to the task force’s official project proposal, their aim is to help students live a healthier, more dignified lifestyle and keep students from sacrificing other material needs, or missing class, to be able to obtain menstrual products.
Political activist Marielle Franco’s black feminism aimed to understand and transform the world. She hoped it wouldn’t just respond to one group’s needs, but to all of ours, Angela Davis said in her tribute to Franco on Thursday, March 14.
Alec Karakatsanis is the founder and executive director of the Civil Rights Corps. He works to combat human caging, surveillance, the death penalty, immigration laws, war, and inequality. He gave a lecture through the Wilson School on Wednesday, titled “The Bureaucracy of Human Caging.”
Mikaela Gerwin ’19 and Rachel Linfield ’19 have been awarded the Gates Cambridge Scholarship. The scholarship will fund Gerwin and Linfield’s pursuit of graduate studies next year at the University of Cambridge. Gerwin will pursue a Master of Philosophy in History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine, and Linfield will pursue a Master of Philosophy in Health, Medicine and Society.