Author: elly

Posted on: January 26th, 2013

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Category: prison reform

The BBC ran an article last week, "Johnny Cash and his prison reform campaign," about country singer Johnny Cash's advocacy work on behalf of prisoners. Cash toured many prisons, performing live for inmates, and gave evidence at a US Senate subcommittee on prison reform in 1972, speaking of the abuses prisoners he talked to had suffered. […]

Author: Esther Brandon

Posted on: February 4th, 2011

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Category: Years

Professors of Bluegrass + Big Chimney Brandeis University Saturday, Feb. 12, 8 pm Student tickets only $5! Academia meets bluegrass in this band fronted by the provost of Yale University, Peter Salovey (bass and vocals). Sten Havumaki, guitar/vocals; Matt Smith, professor of philosophy, fiddle; Katie Scharf, Yale ’99 and Yale Law ’06, fiddle/vocals; Craig Harwood, […]