The Company We Keep

  • The Ideas and Issues series brought to campus Pat Buchanan and Michael Moore, who addressed separate audiences in the fall semester. Ideas and Issues is funded by the student activities fee.
  • Candace Gingrich ’89, manager of the National Coming Out Project for the Human Rights Organization, spoke to students as part of the Six O’Clock Series presentation, “National Coming Out Day: The Marriage Question.”
  • Another Six O’Clock Series presentation featured Mapitzmitl Xiukwetzpaltzin, popularly known as PAZ Ehecatl, an Aztec medicine man.
  • Roger Williams performed on campus as the Wilfred Helwig Distinguished Artist.
  • Jethro Tull, Leanne Rimes, Smokey Robinson, and Bill Engvall came to campus during the fall semester as part of the OnStage Arts and Entertainment series.
  • Screenwriter and director Michael Miner and his wife, producer Marie Cantin, met with students in a variety of classes last fall. Miner is best known for the films Robocop and The Book of Stars.
  • Ellis Marsalis, Jr., visited campus to lecture about Duke Ellington and New Orleans jazz in several music and Liberal Studies classes last fall.