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Delgado discusses racial tensions in Ferguson

“Do black lives matter? Ferguson as a Window to Race in the United States” was the topic of discussion Thursday in the President’s Dining Room as part of the monthly Hot Spots lecture series.

Boyer advocates for missing girls

Rev. Susan Boyer, senior pastor of the La Verne Church of the Brethren, lectured about the connection the La Verne Church of the Brethren has with the group of Nigerian girls who were kidnapped in April by Boko Haram, a militant Islamist group.

Faculty debate amuses

Laughter and “here, here’s” filled LaFetra Auditorium yesterday as students watched their professors debate whether human rights are a luxury only developed countries can afford.

Smith and Alvarez analyze sports culture

Head softball coach Julie Smith and Paul Alvarez, director of the Athletic Training Education Program, spoke at the International Studies Institute’s Hot Spots lecture Thursday about the affect of politics upon international sports.

Panel discusses climate change

Aghop Der-Karabetian, Kanya Godde and Kathleen Weaver share their views of climate change at the Hot Spots faculty panel, “Climate Change: Now What?” Sept. 26 in the President’s Dining Room.

Amini leads international studies

Gitty Amini, assistant professor of political science, will replace Kenneth Marcus, professor of history, as director of the International Studies Institute starting in September.

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