Nick Offerman joins the CWU Homecoming Week celebration with a night of delicious ribaldry and song.

By Eric Rosane On October 7, Central Washington University welcomed comedian and actor Nick Offerman to campus for Homecoming Week. Below is a detailed account of the anticipation, the laughter and the appreciation for Offerman’s comedic spirit and delicious ribaldry. Thank you for sharing Homecoming Week with us, Nick!

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“Beyond Vietnam”: Sparking Modern-Day Discussion with the Words of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Guest Speaker Megan Ming Francis April 10 | 4 – 5:30 p.m. | SURC Ballroom Megan Ming Francis will be introducing and leading discussion on PBS Documentary “MLK: A Call to Conscience”. This event, on the heels of the 50th Anniversary of MLK’s “Beyond Vietnam” speech, will spark conversation regarding political activism during a time of…

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Bringing the words of MLK into modern-day America through “Beyond Vietnam” Panel Discussion

Can these words (and others) that were spoken 50 years ago resonate with today’s events across the nation? Join us as we explore the words of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Beyond Vietnam” speech on April 4 from noon – 1:30 p.m. in the SURC Pit in commemoration of the speech’s 50th anniversary. Interactive conversation boards,…

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Dr. Corey Hebert – A Passion for Healing, A Knack for Inspiring

“When you have someone that has an open mind, which is the college student, that’s the best group to get to make change in the world.” Renowned pediatrician, speaker and television health correspondent, Dr. Corey Hebert, will speak at CWU on March 9 in the Student Union Ballroom at 7 p.m. The talk is free…

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Dr. Stefan Bradley – Coming Home With Something to Say

Director of African American Studies at Saint Louis University (SLU), longtime activism scholar and Yakima native, Dr. Stefan Bradley is coming home with something to say. His upcoming talk, “Freedom and Beyond: Activism, Access and Achievement in the Age of Ferguson” about black student achievement and activism on Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. in the…

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