Month: October 2007

Jay Heinrichs to Speak at UT About Hypocrisy

Jay Heinrichs, author of Thank You for Arguing: What Aristotle, Lincoln, and Homer Simpson Can Teach Us About the Art of Persuasion, will be on campus today, Nov. 2 at 11 a.m. in the Plant Hall Music Room. Heinrichs’ talk will be on “the benefits of hypocrisy,” which delves into the problems of demonstrative rhetoric and values politics, and will include a lively give-and-take with audience members.

Respondez! Needs You

Respondez!, the literary journal of The University of Tampa Honors Program, is calling for submissions. All forms of literary nonfiction are accepted including: research papers, supported opinion essays, personal essays, critical analyses, and others. Submissions are generally six to 12 pages and have covered a variety of subjects, from black holes to Victorian pornography, Irish literature to naps in the workplace.

From Oct. 30 Meeting

P.E.A.C.E. is hosting Hunger and Homelessness week from Nov. 5 to Nov. 10. Boxes of Hope and Harvest Backpacks will be collected through the month of November. For more information, please contact P.E.A.C.E. at by calling (813) 253-6263. Students wishing to start their career can access Hire-UT for more information.

The Eyes of War

The Eyes of War By Skyler Prendergast and Jonaca Martin Her piercing green eyes were just 12 years old when they first spoke to Steve McCurry. They told how Sharbat Gula struggled out of the bombed-out village where her family died. They described her two-week trek to a refugee camp on the Pakistani border. Though she was never a spokeswoman, the struggles of her country now had a face. Her eyes spoke, and the world listened. Now one of the most iconic images on film, “The Afghan Girl” continues to be a testament to the heart and resilience of her people. Today, Steve McCurry’s photograph of refugee Sharbat Gula remains one of the most recognizable pictures in the world. He’ll share his story-and hers-Tuesday night in the Vaughn Center. In 1984, while covering the border conflict in Afghanistan, McCurry traveled to

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