Parker Thompson '23 glances at his collection

A photo collection that reflects generations of Black joy

Parker Thompson ’23 has grown a collection of images that reflect the beauty of everyday Black joy. He's sharing them with the world in a new exhibition at the Griffin Museum of Photography.

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Super Bowl bound: WBRS crew will head to Arizona for media week

From right to left, members of the WBRS radio station , Kiah Holmstrom ‘25, William Kevorkian ‘23, Joshua Hertz ‘24, Saul Goldstein ‘23, and Ellis Zehnder ‘23 pose for a photo in the WBRS studio

The station has assembled a team of five student journalists to go to Arizona ahead of the Super Bowl LVII from Feb. 6-10.  More »

Tressie McMillan Cottom selected as winner of 2023 Gittler Prize

Tressie McMillan Cottom

The celebrated cultural critic, sociologist, and author is the 2023 winner of the Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize, which recognizes outstanding scholarly contributions to racial, ethnic, or religious relations.  More »

A son of the Sephardic Americas: Jack Maduro

Jack Maduro poses in front of a car with his wife, Esther.

Jacob (Jack) Brandon Maduro was a 20th-century Jewish entrepreneur and community leader whose career took him to Panama, New York, and Cuba as he built his businesses and worked to strengthen ties among Jews in the Americas. More »

Fighting censorship in Katy: Cameron Samuels '26

Cameron Samuels stands in front of yellow post

After discovering an internet ban on important community resources like The Trevor Project, Samuels started a movement against censorship in Katy, Texas.  More »