GC students protest Ferguson decision – Fox 28

Protesters in Ferguson aren’t alone. People are voicing their anger about the decision across the country. Michiana included. Goshen College students held a vocal, but peaceful protest. They waved their signs and even got cars and trucks driving past to honk their support. And they had a lot to say about race and police in the U.S.

Goshen College to screen acclaimed Ukrainian film with local ties

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Professor Solomia Soroka’s son, Anton Greene, stars in “The Guide,” a Ukrainian drama that was recently submitted to the Oscars for consideration in the Best Foreign Film category. A special showing of the film will take place on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 2 p.m. in the Goshen College Umble Center and will include a talkback session with the director, Oles Sanin.

New book details 70 years of Mennonites in Puerto Rico

Two unidentified Mennonite mission workers on horseback in Puerto Rico, early 1950s. (Photo by Luke Birky, courtesy of Tom Lehman, www.flickr.com/photos/tlehman/)

Rafael Falcón, professor emeritus of Spanish at Goshen College, and Tom Lehman, a 1969 Goshen College graduate, released a book last month titled “Mennonite Memories of Puerto Rico” (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Oct. 2014), detailing the experience of Mennonites in Puerto Rico.