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HLU hosts events in honor of Hispanic Heritage month

HLU hosts events in honor of Hispanic Heritage month

Aaron Spetter-Goldstein November 4, 2022

Members of the Hispanos y Latinos Unidos club (HLU) shared their stories and challenged assumptions in the auditorium Thursday, Oct. 13. “We definitely need to have those conversations, even if they’re...

Middle East Day panelists combat stereotypes, share culture

Middle East Day panelists combat stereotypes, share culture

Lily Souza July 10, 2022

Middle Eastern panelists shared stories about their culture in an effort to dispel stereotypes and misconceptions during Middle East Day Friday, April 29.  “Having people that are willing to come...

Beyond Kindness Day presentations discuss living with disabilities, finding success

Beyond Kindness Day presentations discuss living with disabilities, finding success

The Newtonite May 17, 2018

(Photos by Jason Alpert-Wisnia and Joelle Sugianto) B-block by Samantha Fredberg Students panelists shared experiences relating to their disabilities and identities in an effort to bridge the gap between...

Students talk, panelists present during Deaf Culture Day

The Newtonite March 8, 2015

A Block by Lucy Lu Five student panelists from the deaf community shared their experiences A-block Thursday Feb. 26 as part of Deaf Culture Day. Senior Nikolya Sereda asked panelists questions in American...

Students learn Hispanic dance instruction D-block as a part of Hispanic Heritage Day. Photo by Josh Shub-Seltzer.

Teachers discuss personal experiences during Hispanic Heritage Day

The Newtonite October 17, 2014

by Jacob Sims Speyer Four panelists discussed their Hispanic background during Hispanic Heritage Day B-block Wednesday in the little theatre. The speakers, spanish teacher Ana Tellado-Schiff, English...

Seniors Watching The One School One Book Presentation

One School One Book: Panelists discuss personal experiences with Asperger's Syndrome, trauma

The Newtonite October 5, 2014

by Douglas Abrams “We wanted to choose a book that was accessible and applicable to all people,” said special education teacher Peter Cavanagh, who helped organize One School One Book this year. “I...

Asian Culture Club hosts Asian Culture Day at this school

The Newtonite February 14, 2013
Panel discusses Asian American experiences Cafe owner reminisces Korean American childhood Asian American teachers answer questions about their childhood Author lectures about Asian American struggles

Deaf Culture Day: Students describe EDCO offerings

The Newtonite February 9, 2012
by Connor Vasu Students enrolled in American Sign Language classes and student participants in the EDCO Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing shared their experiences and stories during a Deaf Culture Day presentation yesterday F-block in the little theatre. Junior Brian Podlisny moderated the panel.

Deaf Culture Day: Panelists recount experiences as deaf students

The Newtonite February 9, 2012
by Jay Feinstein As G-block started yesterday, panelists from the Deaf Student Panel, raised and shook their hands, showing the signs for applause, and the chatter-filled room became quiet.

Deaf Culture Day: Deaf professionals share obstacles, successes

The Newtonite February 9, 2012
by Jacob Schwartz “When I was younger, I used to try to have conversations with people, and then after asking what they were saying for the second or third time, they would usually say, ‘Oh, forget it,” said Alan Gifford, now President of the Massachusetts State Association of the Deaf. He and other panelists discussed living with their deafness yesterday, during C-block in the film lecture hall. Senior Jamie Moore moderated the event.

Zeitoun Day: Panelists dispute causes of climate change

The Newtonite October 18, 2011
by Perrin Stein Experts disputed the causes of climate change as a part of the Zeitoun Day panel “Ecology of Disaster,” which was held in the dance studio.

Zeitoun Day: Religion Panel addresses intolerance in the United States

The Newtonite October 18, 2011
by Julia Moss Religious leaders of all different faiths came together to discuss religious tolerance in the United States as a part of the Religion Panel.
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