In partnership with the Motus Theater and Programa Compañeras, this year’s CU Boulder Diversity and Inclusion Summit featured SALSA Lotería, an autobiographical collection of monologues exploring the lives of Latina immigrants from the Boulder community—a performance that not once, but twice, brought me to tears. As a student in this semester’s honors topics course—Racism in […]
An autocracy, patriarchy, and dystopian world, oh my! 30+ students experienced all of this during this semester’s first TV with a Prof, The Handmaid’s Tale presented by Dr. Zach Owens. The Hulu series adapted from Margaret Atwood’s book of the same title written in 1985 has recently been nominated for 13 Emmy’s and received a […]
Last week we hosted the first Honors Scholars reception to recognize our first Honors Scholar graduates. The food was great, the company was lively, and the music was lovely thanks to our harpist, Jenna Allen. During the ceremony, the featured Honors Scholar, Kyla Jung, gave a moving speech on what it means to be an […]
The honors program hosted a “Gender Revolution” honors film series on February 28th, 2017. The event was presented by Dr. Zachary Owens, a sociology professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder who specializes in the research areas of sexual identity formation and management, homophobia, and masculinities. The film that was shown and discussed as […]
“A pen is to me as a beak is to a hen.” -J.R.R. Tolkien And so are the stories which channel the dialog of a truth that lays within, a dialog that nourishes the soul as food provides the weak with strength. The Inklings were originally an informal literary discussion group at the University of […]
Eddy Jordan’s poem “The Pink Thread” appears in the 2016 volume of the University of Colorado Honors Journal. When I pull the pink thread in your ear your brain gets thinner and hums. It sounds like so many tiny teapots in an oil drum in my chest. Your eyes water and soften and soon you’re a […]
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Toluwanimi Obiwole’s poem “Word Association Five...