Fashion Show

This past Friday night, I joined faculty adviser Kamran Swanson for a joyous event organized by HWC’s own African Student Association. Aziz, the ASA’s president, did a masterful job as Master of Ceremonies, introducing several waves of students garbed in traditional African and contemporary urban fashion. Both male and female students walked an improvised catwalk accompanied byContinue reading “Fashion Show”

A Really Good Essay

Harold Washington College is featured in this great article in the Sun-Times about CPS students enrolling at City Colleges of Chicago. Andre Ellis, HWC student, calls his course “challenging,” and he says that he is learning to write “a really good essay.” In another article,  this time in the Chicago Tribune (coincidence? or was a certainContinue reading “A Really Good Essay”

Faculty Press

Alberto Aguilar received a wonderful write-up in the Chicago Tribune regarding his latest show. Congratulations to Professor Aguilar for the write-up, and thanks to Armen Serrafian and John Metoyer for passing this along. “Alberto Aguilar and Michelle Harris” runs through Nov. 12 at Roots & Culture Contemporary Art Center, 1034 N. Milwaukee Ave., rootsandculturecac.org.