Author Archive for Laura Harmon

Major: Sociology

Third Fridays in Bridgeport

I know that art is supposed to transcend earthly realities and all, but when Bridgeport’s January Third Friday gallery walk also landed on the coldest winter spell so far this year, reality inevitably intruded. Gallery openings were hard to spot,…

Disaster Capitalism

The line to get into Naomi Klein’s talk, “Disaster Capitalism: Milton Friedman and the Chicago Boys,” extended through the hallways of the University of Chicago International House and onto the street, where individuals who came to see the journalist known…

MLK Day at the Rock

Despite the nearly empty campus on Monday afternoon, students and community members slowly flocked to Rockefeller Chapel for a service to celebrate and revive the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. As soon as peaceful organ music had lulled the…