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The Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program is set to offer a course on Harper Lees To Kill A Mockingbird this May. In addition to undergraduate students, the course is open to the public in hopes of educating a broader demographic on books which are banned from some schools.

Banned book course offering

Virginia Behmer, Staff Reporter April 20, 2018

“To Ban a Mockingbird in 2018” will be a course offered during the month of May through the Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program. Focusing on the novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” (TKAM)...

The Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program is set to offer a course on Harper Lees To Kill A Mockingbird this May. In addition to undergraduate students, the course is open to the public in hopes of educating a broader demographic on books which are banned from some schools.

Editorial: Hearing, not listening

Editorial Board April 20, 2018

In early 2018, a public school district in Minnesota banned the books “To Kill a Mockingbird” and “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” from their English curriculum. Students persistently complained...

Film professor publishes book on analyzing movies

Julia Bianco, Staff Reporter November 14, 2014

Film Professor Robert Spadoni recently published a new book, “A Pocket Guide to Analyzing Films.” The book is designed to help film students learn how to look at film through an academic lens. This...

Reading into the situation

Enio Chinca, Staff Reporter November 7, 2014

I have a question. How many people reading this article still read books for fun? Be honest. Probably not many of you. I am sure there are still lots of people who love reading, and I by no means want...

The CWRU ghost researcher

Alex Clarke, Staff Reporter October 17, 2014

Michele Hanks went from crying on Disney World’s Pirates of the Caribbean ride, to sitting by “the hanging tree” at Chillingham Castle in England, in the middle of the night. Alone, her eyes and...

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