Poet, musician Madeleine Guekguezian writes to spark empathy for gender diversity

By KAYLEE WEBSTER English and psychology minor Madeleine Guekguezian ’18 showcased her poetry last fall at the “OUT/LOOK & The Birth of the Queer” exhibition at the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco’s Castro District. The multimedia exhibition featured the new works of 38 culture-makers who were tasked with finding inspiration and responding to one…

Guillermo Barro

COP faculty recognized in physics, film and geology

Guillermo Barro, Assistant Professor Physics, had his observing propoal for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope approved for the Cycle 1 Director’s Discretionary Early Release Science (ERS) Program. Barro’s team’s proposal focused on the study of distant galaxies in the early Universe was one of only 13 proposals approved by the director. Barro’s team will be one of…

halima lucas

Filmmaker wins HBO Short Film Award

Pacific alumna, Halima Lucas ’13, won the 2017 HBO Short Film award at the American Black Film Festival earlier this month for her film “Amelia’s Closet.” The award includes a $10,000 prize. The film is about a girl who is bullied at school and retaliates by stealing from classmates and hiding the items in her…