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Smiley articulates Black frustration

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 by DOROTHY GLEW in Local News

He was one of 10 children who grew up in poverty. His home was a trailer with three beds: one for his parents, one for his grandmother and two sisters, and a third king-sized bed for the eight boys in the family. Today he is the host of the late-night television show “Tavis Smiley” on PBS. He is the author of 29 books, a publisher, an activist, and a compelling public speaker.

Preening for Prizes at Strut Your Mutt

Thursday, August 4, 2016 by DOROTHY GLEW in Local News

For the contestants and their owners, it was a chance to show off their good looks and talent. For the dog lovers in the audience, it was a chance to take in one hundred dogs, large and small, of various breeds. The atmosphere was festive at the first

At the Strut Your Mutt competition at the Steel Stacks’ “Levitt Paw-vilion” June 30, dogs and owners could compete in one or more of six contest categories: Most Look-a-Like, Best Trick, Best Costume, Best Rescue Dog, Cutest Puppy, and Most Awesomest Dog Ever.

‘Violence begets violence’ - Moravian College’s Peace and Justice Scholar examines waging war, promoting peace

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 by DOROTHY GLEW in Local News

During a stirring talk at Moravian College, titled “Watering the Seeds of Peace: Facing Inequality, Violence, and War,” Claude AnShin Thomas shared his experience as a helicopter crew chief during the Vietnam War and the way it has shaped his life since.

Thomas was Moravian’s ninth Peace and Justice Scholar in Residence. This year’s Scholar in Residence was co-sponsored by Moravian’s Peace and justice Studies program, the Religion and Sociology Departments, the Healthy Minds student club, and the College’s inFocus Speaker Program.

Prison Ministry: A nun’s perspective

Monday, March 7, 2016 by DOROTHY GLEW in Local News

On Feb. 16, Moravian College’s Newman Association hosted an unusual speaker, a nun who “stumbled into” prison ministry, work for which she had no preparation. Sister Martha Zammatore’s talk, which was sponsored by the Moravian Catholic Campus Ministry, initiated a new speaker series called “Word on the Street.” The series is intended to spark discussion of faith-related subjects for both practicing Catholics and others who may not normally attend an event of this nature.

Article By: Dorothy Glew Special to the Bethlehem Press

Monday, February 29, 2016 by DOROTHY GLEW in Local News

This year’s Kenner Lecturer at Lehigh University was Rhodes Scholar, Olympic and professional basketball player, United States Senator, bestselling author and national radio host Bill Bradley. The lecture series was established in 1997 by Jeffrey L. Kenner, class of ’65, and was hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences.

'Become what you never imagined possible' - Civil Rights icon, the Rev. James Lawson, visits Moravian College

Thursday, June 11, 2015 by DOROTHY GLEW in Opinion

Martin Luther King once called the Rev. James Lawson " the leading theorist and strategist of nonviolence in the world." Lawson became familiar with the concept when, as a freshman at Baldwin Wallace College, he joined the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), which advocated nonviolent resistance to racism.

Consistent with his principles, Lawson refused to report to the draft or take a student deferment and, as a result, served 14 months in prison. After his release, Lawson went to India to study the principles of Gandhi's nonviolent resistance.