Joanna Stein

Poet headlines Honors Symposium

Nobel Prize-winning poet Derek Walcott spoke to more than 200 students about poetry in an “un-poetic age” last week, kicking off the University’s 25th Honors Symposium. “What is un-poetic about this age is brutality and conditioned indifference,” he said. “We can flip from a cereal ad to a famine in Africa on TV. Huge suffering […]

Students party, sleep during four-day weekend

Foggy Bottom emerged relatively unscathed from a storm that left thousands without power as it tore through the East Coast Thursday night, giving students an opportunity to enjoy a four-day weekend. During the days off music blasted from rooms in Thurston Hall and other residence halls while students scoured the floors, still in their pajamas […]