What did you discover?

Discovery was the topic of the symposium this year, some professors drawing different meanings from the word. Large crowds were at the lectures for both of those topics. Attendance was possibly bolstered by mandatory attendance imposed by professors, as sign-in sheets littered the table by the main entrance to the BHC Auditorium.
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Falling into Ferguson at the symposium

This year’s fall symposium was a very informative and important forum where professors from Black Hawk College discussed the knowledge they have about certain news stories.

Sarah Morrison, who is a professor of sociology at Black Hawk College, gave a presentation on her understanding of what is happening in Ferguson. Michael Brown, who was 17 years old at the time of his death, was walking down a street with one of his friends when a police officer approached the young men. Continue reading “Falling into Ferguson at the symposium”