Pulitzer prize winning journalist Jose Vargas is scheduled to kick off this year’s acclaimed Speakers Series with a presentation at Cascia Hall Monday Nov. 9. The speaker series was the idea of President Christopher E. Hopey several years ago in which guests are invited to campus to share their personal stories, said Vice President of Institutional Research and Assessment Russell K. Mayer.
For more than 50 years Americans have looked at Cuba as a political pariah, ruled by a despot whose views were anathema to our way of life — but which produced great cigars and kept classic cars on the road. A Cuban speaker coming to Merrimack through the Witness for Peace New England fall tour hopes to broaden that perspective.
The second Social Justice Week to raise awareness of issues such as gender inequality, racism, religious intolerance and media bias; and the roles of education and activism in the struggle for social starts this week.
Phyllis displaying an impressive pocketbook made out of cigarrette cartons.
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Merrimack College students working on signs.
Merrimack College students working on signs to express the issues they are concerned about.
Nina Levison at the Social Justice Week Open Mic.
Joan Mejia, Kali Tudisco, and Kevin Robinson, after the opening of Dos Americanos.