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Guest Column: Zeitoun arrest should not cast shadow on book's messages

The Newtonite February 12, 2012

[media-credit name="Gabe Dreyer" align="alignleft" width="200"][/media-credit]Pastor Richard Malmberg of the Second Church in Newton spoke during Zeitoun Day Friday, Oct. 14. For the summer reading initiative...

Zeitoun Day: Panelists dispute causes of climate change

The Newtonite October 18, 2011

[media-credit name="Jacob Schwartz" align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit]Meterologist Joe Joyce explains the causes of climate change. by Perrin Stein Experts disputed the causes of climate change...

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. The panelists were Reverend Brandon Crowley of...

Zeitoun Day: Writers explain craft of telling people's stories

The Newtonite October 18, 2011

[media-credit name="Jacob Schwartz" align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit]Writers Roger Lowenstein, Mark Kramer and Alex Beam discuss the craft of writing.  by Jay Feinstein “Writing about...

Zeitoun Day: Panelists presented New Orleans-related music

The Newtonite October 18, 2011

[media-credit name="Alec Mapes-Frances" align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit]The Jazz Ensemble plays as students and faculty members enter the Arts and Music Panel. by Meredith Abrams What is the...

Zeitoun Days: Speakers explain ways to prepare for emergencies

The Newtonite October 18, 2011

[media-credit name="Gabe Dreyer" align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit]Interim Chief for Emergency Preparedness at Rhode Island Department of Health Alysia Mihalakos presented at the Emergency...

Zeitoun Day: Saints seen as reason to hope post-Katrina

The Newtonite October 18, 2011

by Steven Michael In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans Saints shone as a ray of hope for the residents of New Orleans, according to Joe Schott, who grew up in Louisiana and still holds Saints...

Zeitoun Day: Panelists recount volunteer experiences in New Orleans

The Newtonite October 18, 2011

by Hilary Brumberg In the Community Service Panel, speakers discussed how they have aided the victims of Hurricane Katrina and the opportunities available for others to do the same. The panelists were...

Zeitoun Day: Exonerated man speaks on justice panel

The Newtonite October 18, 2011

[media-credit name="Alec Mapes-Frances" align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit]Public defender Paige Kelley, recently exonerated Dennis Maher and state prosecutor John McNeil spoke on the Justice...

Zeitoun Day: Speakers recall life experiences

The Newtonite October 18, 2011

by Amanda Hills In seven different Story Share Panels, speakers described events and experiences that have impacted their lives. This session is related to Zeitoun through the idea that one event can change...

Zeitoun Day: Stereotypes, prejudices can be detrimental

The Newtonite October 18, 2011

by Alex Feit “We need to get past the media and other filters to get to other perspectives,” said Dick Simon, a photographer and co-founder of the Peace Action Network, a group comprised of chief executives...

Students select Zeitoun panels

The Newtonite September 30, 2011

by Kayla Shore “Two Schools, One Book,” the summer reading initiative featuring Zeitoun by Dave Eggers, will culminate with a day-long, school-wide program Friday, Oct. 14. The focus of the program...

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