At the beginning of every week, we provide a list of opinion-worthy events to expect during the coming week.
From 7-9 p.m. on Monday, marine toxicologist Riki Ott, who has written extensively about the Exxon Valdez oil spill and its aftermath, will be speaking at the University Teaching Center about the consequences of America’s dependence on fossil fuels. The talk will be held in UTC 3.104.
On Tuesday, April 16, Amnesty International will host a rally on the West Mall protesting American drone strikes in the war on terror. The event will feature numerous speakers and slam poets and will attempt to bring awareness to alleged human rights violations of drone strikes. The rally will take place from 6-8 p.m.
On Thursday, April 18, the 14th International Symposium on Online Journalism will kick off at Hole in the Wall from 6-9 p.m. The symposium, which is sold out, takes place April 19-20.