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Video game displays social issues

Most video games do not inspire players to contemplate social issues. But in the latest faculty lecture, Jolivette Mecenas, associate professor of writing, discussed the expansion of social protest to more unconventional media

Professor has multicultural background

Born in Yucatan, Mexico, Jose Perez-Gonzalez is a man who wears many hats – from working as a translator for the French army to serving in cultural attaché department of South Korea.

Germany shows its soft side in film

Students gathered Wednes­day afternoon in the Arts and Communications Building to watch “Soul Kitchen,” hosted by the Foreign Languages Enhancement Activities club, to wrap up its German Cinema Month.

Poet gives magnetic performance

The moment you walk into the Harris Gallery, you are overcome with a feeling of tranquility and serenity, setting the perfect mood for a poetry reading. In this setting, Nicky Schildkraut, poet and writing professor, read 10 pieces from her first book, “Magnetic Refrain” Monday.

Happenings

Campus and community arts events for the week of March 1, 2013.

Lessons through the language of love

The modern languages department premiered the movie-musical comedy “El otro lado de la cama” Feb. 14 in the President’s Dining Room.

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