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Activists Auerbacher and Nazario headline LCB’s keynote event
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Activists Auerbacher and Nazario headline LCB’s keynote event

73 years and 339 days ago, Dr. Inge Auerbacher wore her yellow star for the last time. She still carries around the tattered piece of fabric — her official Nazi identification tag — to show others the harrowing dangers of anti-Semitism. After defying death in a concentration camp for three years, Auerbacher moved on to…

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Beat poet and activist Gary Snyder to speak at Macalester

88-year-old Gary Snyder is a Beat poet, Zen Buddhist, environmental activist and Pulitzer Prize winner. This month, Snyder will leave the house he built in the Sierra Nevada mountains for an evening of poetry and discussion at Macalester. Poet and Macalester English Professor Wang Ping met Snyder while working as an interpreter for Beat poet…