“NAMELESS” documentary gives a reality check on child sex trafficking

By Clara Niel “NAMELESS” brought the persistent issue of child sex trafficking in the DMV area to light  for students in a screening of the documentary at Edward St. John’s Learning and Teaching Center on Oct. 24.  The documentary featured child sex trafficking activists appeared on the screen including Executive Director of Men Can Stop Rape Neil Irvin and Courtney’s House founder Tina Frundt. Men … Continue reading “NAMELESS” documentary gives a reality check on child sex trafficking

“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