By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts PULLMAN, Wash. – Acclaimed radio theatre company L.A. Theatre Works will present Katori Hall’s “The Mountaintop,” 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at WSU’s Jones Theatre.
PULLMAN, Wash. – A panel will consider “Status of the Dream: Does Freedom Ring?” at 3-4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, in the CUB Butch’s Den (room L60) at Washington State University as part of the observance of national Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
By Erin McIlraith, Center for Civic Engagement PULLMAN, Wash. – Donations of sustainable, local, organic food for 13 rural Whitman County food pantries will be accepted 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, by Washington State University students at Dissmore’s IGA as part of the national Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service.
By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services PULLMAN, Wash. – Charlene A. Carruthers, a community organizer, writer and advocate for racial justice and feminism, will give the free, public , keynote address during Washington State University’s 30th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 26 in the CUB senior ballroom.
By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services PULLMAN, Wash. – The new Global Hero Project invites international students at Washington State University to submit an essay or other writing about inspirational civil rights leaders from their countries. The submission deadline is Nov. 28.
By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services PULLMAN, Wash. – A free showing of the film “Selma” will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, in the CUB auditorium to begin Washington State University’s annual celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday.
By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services PULLMAN, Wash. – Yuliya Ardasheva, an education professor at Washington State University Tri-Cities, and James Bledsoe, a longtime advocate for underrepresented students at WSU Pullman, are among those selected to receive the annual WSU Martin Luther King, Jr. Distinguished Service Award.