The Lion's Roar

Forum following play performance explored civil rights in the modern era

Rebecca Hensley, instructor of sociology, speaks to the crowd during the forum after the performance “Walk On: The Story of Rosa Parks.” The panel also included Dr. Antoinette Harrell - a genealogist, author, historian and producer - and Christopher Westhoff, manager at Mad River Theater Works.

Jacob Summerville, Editor-in-Chief

January 28, 2020

In remembrance of a civil rights activist, a discussion that ensued in Hammond brought light to modern issues. Following the play “Walk On: The Story of Rosa Parks,” produced by Mad River Theatre Works on Jan 25, the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts hosted a panel discussion centered aroun...

Studying interaction

Student participate in the “Community Gardening Day” to clean up the garden with Reconnect, a sociology student organization.

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2018

Through sociology, students can learn about a range of topics concerning human interaction from comparative family patterns to race and ethnic relations.  Assistant Professor of Sociology Dr. Robert Martin discussed what the study of sociology entails. “It’s basically the study of people interacting,...