Sean Faircloth, former Majority Whip of the Maine State Legislature, speaks yesterday afternoon in the Adams LCR about the importance of secularism in American politics. He is currently the Executive Director of the Secular Coalition for America and is advocating for fairness and equality in the midst of the upcoming elections. (CORRECTION: An earlier version of this caption incorrectly called Sean Faircloth the Majority Whip of the Maine State Legislature, instead of the former Majority Whip. The caption has been revised to reflect the error.)
A Listening Preview
Award-winning local novelist Gish Jen pulls in her audience as she reads an excerpt of her newest novel, World and Town, a story of identity and acceptance.
Dave Zeltzerman reads passages and discusses his book, Caretaker of Lorne Field, which deals with the ninth generation of a family who has weeded Lorne Field for nearly 300 years.
Enric Rovira speaks about his chocolate creations at the Science and Cooking Public lecture in Science Center D.
David Wolfson on Factory Farming
David Wolfson answers students' questions during a talk on factory farming and animal welfare organized by the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund.
Morial on Effective Home Building
Marc H. Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League, speaks at the Harvard Graduate School of Design about narrowing the divide between ethnic and socioeconomic classes by promoting more effective approaches to home building.
The Harvard sailing team had a busy schedule the past couple of days, competing in numerous tournaments around Boston and in Connecticut. The Crimson posted some strong results overall.
Senior running back Gino Gordon had an impressive performance over the weekend, rushing for 170 yards against a disorderly Lafayette defense. He averaged 14.2 yards per carry, a statistic that was boosted by a 74-yard run that resulted in a touchdown for the victorious Crimson.
Cambridge City Council
The Cambridge City Council holds a televised meeting yesterday to discuss the review of the arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. in the summer of 2009.