Red Fox Spotlight: Professor Campisi

Name: Professor Campisi Department: Philosophy Years at Marist: 11  Hometown: Toronto, Canada Fun Fact: Professor Campisi loves making exotic ice cream flavors. Some of the craziest flavors include Pumpkin, Saffron, and Cactus Fruit! Have you always wanted to be a philosophy professor? No. When I first went to college I came in with the impression that I was going to…

Red Foxes Celebrate National Poetry Month

Language is one thing that can bring all people together, and sometimes words are strung together in such a way that it moves people. It makes them smile, laugh, or cry. Words can inspire and be so powerful. One way to honor the art of language is through poetry. Poetry impacts many people in different…

How Many Languages Do You Speak?

Weiss Language Center Offers Students a New World Important Renovations Happening for 2016 The Weiss Language Center has been a fixture on the Marist campus for over 10 years. In 2000, Dr. Ginette Haboucha, professor of Spanish and Dean of the Liberal Arts, proposed the idea of creating such a place in the James A. Cannavino…

English Department Promotes “Writing Salons”

As an English writing major, I am always scoping out ways with which to exercise and enhance my craft. My mind operates in a series of live-streamed fiction, nonfiction, and poetic language ranging from my own thought processes to feelings of rapture for the works of geniuses before me—basically the mind of a psychopath. So…

Guest Lecture: Shakespearean Scholar James Shapiro

Although Marist offers a medley of exciting guest speakers, some of the most highly anticipated are usually part of the annual George Sommer Lecture. This year’s speaker was no different. James Shapiro, one the world’s leading experts on Shakespearean literature, spoke to a captivated Marist audience on October 29th. Shapiro is the Larry Miller Professor…