PAC Presents: The Yemen Peace Project/ PAC Presents: Lucas Lazzaretti

Last week on April 26th and April 30th, PAC hosted two events: Layla Picard, founder of the Yemen Peace Project, and Lucas Lazzaretti, St. Olaf’s Kierkegaard House Foundation Fellow. On the 26th, St. Olaf proudly welcomed Layla Picard from the Yemen Peace Project to campus. As the website writes, “The Yemen Peace Project is dedicated […]

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PAC Presents: Hoda Katebi

Last Tuesday, April 16, PAC welcomed Hoda Katebi to campus to present “From Tehran Streetstyle to the War on Terror: A Conversation on Gender, Feminism, Orientalism, White Supremacy, and Empire through Fashion.” Katebi, as described on JooJoo Azad, “is the Chicago-based angry daughter of Iranian immigrants. She is the voice behind JooJoo Azad, the political […]

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Alok – Femme in Public

Last Thursday, April 4, PAC—in collaboration with CSA, GLOW, the Intersectionality House, and the SO/AN department—had the privilege of welcoming Alok Vaid-Menon to campus. Alok is a gender non-conforming performance artist, poet, storyteller, educator, and public speaker whose work has been featured on HBO, MTV, The Guardian, National Geographic, The New York Times, and The […]

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Get Political October 31st

Happy Halloween everyone! Sadly there is no weekly PAC speaker for this Tuesday, but there are many other events happening this week to fill the PAC-shaped hole in your heart. One such event is the Northfield Mayoral Debate happening Wednesday at Carleton–see more information below. St. Olaf Campus Events: Professor al-Kash, Tuesday, November 1st at […]

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Application 2016-2017

PAC Coordinator There’s an opening on our team! Passionate about politics? Interested in coordinating a branch? Apply to be the new PAC Coordinator! Applications close 11:59 pm on August 5th.

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Zainab Salbi: The Other Side of War

Every once in a while a new voice emerges with the power to change the world. Zainab Salbi, activist and social entrepreneur, is such a voice. Ms. Salbi inspires and moves audiences with the passion of her personal experience as a survivor of war and her dedication to rebuilding communities after war, one woman at […]

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Jose Antonio Vargas at St. Olaf

Jose Antonio Vargas is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and filmmaker whose work centers on the changing American identity. He is the founder of Define American, a non-profit media and culture organization that seeks to elevate the conversation around immigration and citizenship in America, and the executive editor of #EmergingUS, a multimedia news platform he conceived […]

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White People Documentary Screening

What does it mean to be white? MTV’s ‘White People’ is a groundbreaking documentary on race that aims to answer that question from the viewpoint of young white people living in America today. The film follows 2016 Winter PAC Speaker, Jose Antonio Vargas, as he travels across the country to get this complicated conversation started. […]

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Watch SNL with PAC

Come out to watch the best of SNL with the Political Awareness Committee. Guest stars include Sarah Palin, Donald Trump, and Hillary Clinton! View the Event

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Admiral James Stavridis

Join the Political Awareness Committee in welcoming Admiral James Stavridis, Dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. The Four Star Admiral of the Navy and Senior Military Assistant to the Secretary of Defense will speak in Boe Memorial Chapel at 7:30 on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. Stavridis completed four years as […]

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