Trayvon Martin Defense Attorney to Speak at Marist

Jasmine Rand, Esq. is coming to Marist on March 11th to speak on “Civil Rights, Social Justice, and Media: Becoming a Positive Force for Change.” Rand was the attorney for the families of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, and Tamir Rice. She made many appearances in the media concerning the prominent cases, fighting on behalf of…

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…