“A Bold Peace” screening sheds light on Costa Rican history

By Vanessa Reis Students who gathered in South Campus Commons last Monday night to watch the screening of “A Bold Peace: Costa Rica’s Path of Demilitarization” learned about the journey that led Costa Ricans to be some of the happiest people on the planet. It’s true: Costa Rica ranks No. 1 in the Happy Planet Index, a site that measures how well nations are doing … Continue reading “A Bold Peace” screening sheds light on Costa Rican history

Documentary screening portrays life for blind students during Disability Awareness Month

By Danielle Kiefer The President’s Commission on Disability Issues partnered with the National Federation of the Blind to host a screening of “Do You Dream in Color,” a documentary about blind students, followed by a panel Oct. 12. The event is part of a series of month-long events for Disability Awareness Month, held every October by the President’s Commission on Disability Issues. The President’s Commission … Continue reading Documentary screening portrays life for blind students during Disability Awareness Month