March 26: Photographer activist to speak, show work

PULLMAN, Wash. – In “Archival Impulse,” award-winning photographer and activist Ayana V. Jackson explores how Western historical archives have shaped ideas about non-Europeans. Her work will be exhibited March 16-April 1 at the CUB gallery at Washington State University, and she will present the free, public Jo Hockenhull Distinguished Lecture at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March […]

Anita Hill to speak at Women’s Recognition Luncheon

PULLMAN – Lawyer, scholar, and civil rights activist Anita Hill will headline WSU’s Annual Women’s Recognition Luncheon. The luncheon will take place at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 11, in WSU’s Compton Union Building Ballroom. Hill was thrust into the public spotlight in 1991 when she testified about sexual harassment before the Senate Judiciary Committee during […]

Native American activist discusses experiences

Washington State University will present Native American activist and community organizer Madonna Thunder Hawk on Wednesday (Nov. 17) when she will discuss her experiences at the 1968 takeover of Alcatraz Island, the siege at Wounded Knee in 1973 and Native American activism in general.The event is set for 7:30 p.m. in Todd Hall Auditorium. A […]

Lesbian activist leader to speak at WSU Spokane

Candace Gingrich, lesbian activist and staff member at the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender advocacy organization, will deliver the keynote speech at “Building Community, Creating a Vision,” from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 2 in the Phase I Classroom Building Auditorium on the WSU Spokane Riverpoint Campus, […]

Women’s rights activist featured at Women’s Leadership Institute

PULLMAN, Wash. — Nationally known feminist and women’s right’s activist Patricia Ireland will deliver the keynote address during the third annual National Education for Women (NEW) Leadership Summer Institute. Sponsored by the Women’s Resource Center of Washington State University, the event is from June 16 to June 20.Considered one of the most influential feminist leaders […]

Activist talks health care

Dr. Sidney Wolfe, co-founder and director of the Washington, D.C.-based Public Citizen Health Research Group and former adviser to Ralph Nader, is this year’s Allen I. White Lecturer. He will discuss problems with the health-care system and pharmaceutical industry at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, in Spokane. Wolfe is also an adjunct professor of internal […]

Health reform activist eyes problems in health care

Sidney Wolfe, M.D., co-founder and director of the D.C.-based Public Citizen Health Research Group, will discuss problems with the health care system and pharmaceutical industry at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, in Spokane. Dr. Wolfe#s presentation is this year#s Allen I. White Lectureship, presented by the Washington State University College of Pharmacy#s Department of Health […]