Selma Marchers Approaching Montgomery, Alabama, James H. Karales (American; 1930-2002). Following the murder of George Floyd at the hands of police this year, and as a response to the ongoing protests against police violence and institutional racism that continue to plague the United States and the world at large, President Maud S. Mandel sent out a statement to the College community, expressing the College’s solidarity with the protests.
At this year’s JUNO awards, Assistant Professor of Music Zachary Wadsworth’s album When There Is Peace: An Armistice Oratorio has been nominated for the category “Classical Album of the Year: Vocal or Choral.” The album comes at the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of World War I, and it was recorded live at Vancouver’s St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church.
Bong Joon-Ho’s Parasite walked away with four Oscar wins, including Best Picture. Students watched the awards ceremony from various locations on campus and in town. (Photo courtesy of IMDB.)
During the airing of the 92nd Academy Awards this past Sunday, many waited expectantly for results in front of live streams on their computers and the small televisions in their common rooms. Few, it seemed, were more excited, however, than the various students, faculty and town residents in attendance at one of the two viewing parties that took place Sunday evening.