Author: Lauren Everitt

Q&A with CARE’s Steve Hollingworth

From flooding in Pakistan to earthquakes in Haiti and upheaval in the Middle East, there isn’t much in the evening news to fill folks with hope for the future.  But Steve Hollingworth isn’t afraid to roll up his sleeves and get to work on a solution.  As COO of CARE, an international humanitarian organization, Hollingworth

Haitian ensemble Boukman Eksperyans energizes Northwestern’s Pick Staiger Concert Hall

Haitian ensemble Boukman Eksperyans energized Northwestern’s Pick Staiger Concert Hall earlier this month with their Grammy-nominated blend of Haitian, Caribbean, rock and reggae rhythms. The audience waved Haitian flags donated by the island’s embassy, a vivid reminder of the concert’s international focus as part of Passport: A Musical Expedition, Northwestern’s 11-day tribute to sounds from

Strength in what remains

Big events are best told through small stories. At least that’s the approach author Tracy Kidder took for his latest book, Strength is What Remains, which details the journey of a genocide survivor from Burundi, Africa to Columbia University medical school. Kidder has been called a “purposive write,” one who analyzes and exposes larger issues