Blast from the Past: “Peace Prize Winner Elie Wiesel speaks to freshmen”

Blast from the Past: “Peace Prize Winner Elie Wiesel speaks to freshmen”

Here is an article from Eckerd College's "The Current" written by Hailey Escobar and Jennifer Lincoln back in 2015. Peace Prize Winner Elie Wiesel speaks to freshmen "He walked into the room, a coat draped over his shoulders and a navy scarf around his neck. The room grew quiet as the presence of Elie Wiesel settled over the group of students and professors. They waited earnestly to ask their questions in hopes of glimpsing some of the wisdom that he had accumulated during his 86 years. Soft-spoken and humble, Wiesel took the stage to address the crowd in Fox Hall on Feb. 13. Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner, has come from the cold of Boston University to visit sunny Eckerd during Winter Term, for the past 23 years, but it is the teachers and students he teaches and learns from that keep him coming back. ā€œI learn from the student more than the student realizes,ā€ he said. Every WT, he teaches...
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