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This past month Skidmore College welcomed Elizabeth Kolbert, author of the Pulitzer Prize winning book The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History back to campus. Sponsored by the the Saratoga Springs Public Library, the Gannett auditorium was nearly full with an overwhelming majority of older members of the community, along with a smattering of Skidmore students and faculty.
The seventy-second United Nations General Assembly was held from Sep 12 to Sep 25 in New York City. Miroslav Lajčák, Foreign Minister of Slovakia, opened the Summit by speaking on migration, international terrorism, and world peace. President Donald Trump was openly criticized by several nations on his discord with the Paris Climate Agreement.
The Sustainability Office and Environmental Action Club (EAC) have come together with a radical scheme to reverse local climate change.
Skidmore will host American journalist and author Elizabeth Kolbert on Tuesday, November 3rd, in Gannett Auditorium, at 7pm. Her lecture, titled We Are the Astroid, will address the ways in which humanity is the catalyst of the next great extinction.