April 15, 2014

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CE Update: Springtime—A Season of Activity and Accomplishment

During spring break, I had the privilege of joining Principia’s Arts on Tour in Colorado and Arizona. Eight College students and three of our music faculty presented four stellar concerts … Read more

Author Mike Kim Urges Students to Help Others

"What is the topic you're going to engage in to help others?” Mike Kim asked a packed Wanamaker Hall last week. Knowing the sacrifices this year’s Ernie and Lucha Vogel … Read more

Theatre Production Explores Time and Truth

Principia College’s Theatre and Dance Department recently staged Hush: An Interview with America, an exploration of today’s 24/7 media presence offset by the joy of childlike wonder. Written by James … Read more

Madeleine Albright Speaks at Principia

Madeleine Albright Speaks at Principia

Just after spring break, Principia College presented Dr. Madeleine Albright, former United States Secretary of State, as this year’s George A. Andrews Distinguished Speaker. Drawing on her extensive public service experience, Dr. Albright offered listeners a unique and encompassing global perspective in her talk, “A World of Change: Challenges Facing the Next Generation of World … Read more

PAC Spotlights Practical Steps toward Sustainability

PAC Spotlights Practical Steps toward Sustainability

For more than six decades now, the College’s annual, student-run Public Affairs Conference (PAC) has tackled tough, unwieldy topics. This year was no exception. As its title, “Sustainability: Not a Fad, but a Future,” suggests, the conference (held March 27–29) confronted head-on the impact of today’s decisions on tomorrow’s quality of life. Instead of the … Read more

Principians Act as State Legislators

Principians Act as State Legislators

Juniors Lyssa Winslow and Cameron Douglas traveled to Springfield, Illinois, in early March to participate in Model Illinois Government (MIG), a simulation of the Illinois Legislative Assembly involving more than 160 students from 16 Illinois colleges and universities. Lyssa and Cameron acted as Republican senators and were elected as Minority Committee spokespersons by their respective … Read more