Art Spiegelman and Françoise Mouly, who created the comic anthology ‘Raw,’ spoke on how comic art can engage a broad audience with its rebellious and artistic form.
“I ran in honor and memory of my father because he was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2005,” she said. “It really meant a lot to me to run in honor of him and raise money for other cancer patients.”
Panels, Global Foods Headline International Education Week
Boston College celebrated International Education Week—spanning from Nov. 15 to 19—with 41 campus-wide events throughout the month of November.
Gabelli Presidential Scholars Program Presents Social Justice Project ‘Faceless America’
On Nov. 2, the sophomore members of Boston College’s Gabelli Presidential Scholars Program held a panel discussion about advocacy for undocumented immigrants as their social justice project, titled The Faceless America, in Gasson Hall.
Green Newton Promotes Use of Electric Vehicles in the City
Leslie Zebrowitz bought her Tesla as a gift to her grandchildren, but she said she did not think the environment would also reap the benefits of her gift. Newton needs to make structural changes to its transportation systems, and the best way is through the use of electric vehicles (EVs), Zebrowitz said. About 60 percent of greenhouse gas emissions in the city come from residential and personal vehicles, according to Zebrowitz.
Newton Hosts Vaccine Clinics at High Schools
A tiger-striped “Welcome Back Newton North!” sign welcomed visitors back to Newton North High School on Sept. 11 for a vaccine clinic. Just an 11-minute drive away, Newton South High School held a second vaccine clinic.