Sounding Off

Event Countdown – Six left from which to choose KEYSTONE EVENT

Nov. 7, 7 p.m.lecture, 8 p.m. discussion, Glenbrook Gym, Billy Mills

Advocate for Native American youth and the U.S.’s only Olympic gold medal winner in the 10,000 meters

Note – Students can earn two Soundings credits for this double event, but they must attend the lecture portion before they are eligible for credit for the discussion portion.


Nov. 8-11, 8 p.m. & Nov. 12, 2 p.m., ‘Man of La Mancha’

Come dream the impossible dream as you watch this amazing musical version of Cervantes’ ‘Don Quixote.’

Culture Awareness

Nov. 14, N-Period, Black Science Auditorium, “India: Karma, Caste, Cows, and Krishna”

Join CSC’s own professor Paul Derby as he opens our senses to the cultural world of India.


Nov. 15, 7 p.m., Fine Arts Center, Shafaatullah Khan

Learn about Indian culture on Tuesday, come hear the music Wednesday. Sitar, Surbahar, Tabla – Khan plays them all, and well. Don’t know what they are? Come find out.

Quotable Lines:

Dismas House presentation.

Question: Why is Dismas House important to you?

“Dismas is important to me and to the community because it teaches us about hope, how to not judge people, and the power of love and acceptance. When I look at the people up on the stage, hear their struggles and see how they’ve made the choice to better their lives it inspires me to look at my life, recognize how lucky I am and inspires me to make good decisions for my future. I would like to congratulate each of them for taking the hard road to recovery and a better life.” – Alisha Joy Cratty

“Dismas is important to me because people do deserve second changes. It only seems fair that people are given somewhere to stay so they do not feel abandoned. The Dismas House helps keep people from repeating their past mistakes.” – Danielle Lieberman

“Dismas is important to me because it helps me see the power of people. The positive power of talk, action and love is almost immeasurable. The residents and staff of Dismas, together, help all of us understand the daily struggles these folks go through. I know, just from today’s experience, that I have a MUCH better understanding of recovery and ex-prisoners returning to society.” – Marcelle Tucker

War & Peace

Question: What would you personally give up for peace?

“I think peace is one of the most important things in this world. Since this is the case, there is very little I would not give up to maintain it. The things I would not give up include my identity, my freedom, or my family/friends. Anything else, including my life, is fair game.” – James Vicki

“I would give up low gas prices. If we have to pay $3 a gallon to get peace, then great. To bring troops home would be worth it to pay a little extra at the pump.” -Jon Lemieux

“I wouldn’t be willing to give up anything. Peace is supposed to be harmony between people but people have already given up their lives for peace and it clearly hasn’t worked. From this I feel that you can’t give up anything more than your life, so what’s the point, there will never be peace. If human sacrifice isn’t enough, I don’t know what is.” -Mitchell Arnold

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