Topic: First Reading

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: The value of this year’s First Readings

September 30, 2019 0 comments

It’s hard to describe how we felt when we first heard that the First Readings assignment would be The Idiot.

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Help make the First Readings program better

April 15, 2018 Comments are Disabled

I appreciated the proposals included in the April 12 editorial entitled “Reforming the First Readings program.”

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Reforming the First Readings program

April 12, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Since 2007, the University has requested all its incoming first-year students to read a single book (or, in one case, watch a movie) and then discuss it in small seminars during first-year orientation.

Sotomayor was confirmed by the Senate with a vote of 68-31 in 2009.

News, University News

Sotomayor to visit College Hill

February 2, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Just a year after the class of 2020 read U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s memoir, “My Beloved World,” they and the rest of the student body will have the opportunity to hear Sotomayor tell her story in person.

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‘The Tsar of Love and Techno’ chosen as First Readings text

March 14, 2017 Comments are Disabled

“The Tsar of Love and Techno” by Anthony Marra will be the summer reading for the incoming class of 2021 as part of the University’s First Readings program.

University News

Sotomayor’s memoir chosen as First Reading

March 10, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Members of the incoming class of 2020 will read “My Beloved World,” a memoir written by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, as their First Readings text.