The Common Thread is joined by Charlie Morris, a sophomore economics student...
Wait. Should we even compare the Civil Rights Movement and the LGBT rights movement? Here are some takes on the issue. Come and discuss!
5 Reasons Why Gay is NOT the New Black:
Is Gay the New Black? – Michael Eric Dyson
NY Daily News: “Gay really is the new black”
How do social media affect journalism? Can ordinary people hold reporting agencies and professional journalists responsible and does this mean a death of professional journalism? Come discuss at Agora!
Do we spend too much on the Superbowl? Should we place a limit on how much the entire operation costs? Come discuss your viewpoints about whether the Superbowl has gotten too big or if it’s just the right size (or needs to get bigger!)
Tea Time is back!
Every Wednesday from 3:30 to 5:00
Starting February 6
In the Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground
About Tea Time: In the spirit of Howard Thurman, this program brings people together over a common interest to meet each other and to engage in regular discussions. Tea is widely consumed all over the world and it plays an important role in social gatherings. So join us every Wednesday to have some loose leaf tea that we’ll brew just for you.
You wake up fifteen minutes before your first class. That gives you one minute to get dressed, three minutes to read that fourteen page article, six minutes if you walk very fast, and five minutes for breakfast. What are the nutritional habits of college students? Should nutrition even be something to think about when students have enough to do?
From BU Today’s coverage of Barbara Cokey’s research to First Lady Michelle Obama’s passion for health and fitness to Jamie Oliver and the Food Revolution, it seems that we’re surrounded by messages to be healthier, but we often don’t where to start. Come discuss your nutritional knowledge and talk to each other about where nutrition falls in your priorities. There will also be interactive elements to Agora today, so bring your friends!
If you had just a few more minutes in the morning, you could make a healthy, nutritious breakfast like these guys…
Is the United States obsessed with guns? Do guns protect people from danger? What, if any, responsibility do lawmakers have for the well-being of Americans vis-à-vis gun violence?
President Obama’s proposals for gun control:
Just how uneducated are Americans? We discussed this stereotype and whether there is any basis for this judgment.
The Howard Thurman Center warmly welcomes its new full-time administrative assistant, Pedro Falci, COM ’11. Pedro starts his role as the administrative assistant on Monday, January 7. The HTC is very excited to have him. Please come by and say hello to Pedro.
The Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground has regular operating hours except Thursday, December 20 and Friday, December 21. The HTC will be closing at 5 p.m. on the 21st.
Thursday, December 13 – 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday, December 14 – 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, December 15 – Closed
Sunday, December 16 – Closed
Monday, December 17 – 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Tuesday, December 18 – 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Wednesday, December 19 – 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Thursday, December 20 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, December 21 – Tentatively open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (no programs)
Good luck on your final exams!
Special Guests: Howard dePass Jr. and Will Clapp
Description: WTBU regualar Will Clapp and Posse Scholar Howard dePass Jr., who’s currently abroad in London, join The Common Thread to discuss global feelings about President Obama’s recent reelection, how politics are perceived abroad, and the concept of personal freedom affecting election issues.