L705 Fall 2019 Hot Topics
Mondays, 2:15–3:40, Sept. 23–Nov. 4
Coordinator: Robert Cather
Class limit: 20
This class is an ongoing discussion of articles appearing in periodicals such as The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Economist, The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, and others. Web access to these publications will be provided before the weekly class so that individual subscriptions to them are not required. Updates of breaking stories and discussions are based on the class’s interest in the topics. The class format is to read an article prior to each session and then to meet to express various reactions.
Robert Cather, an OLLI member, is a retired retail executive with a long career with some of the nation’s most prominent department stores. He maintains a strong interest in the evolution of retailing and of news events that affect the field. He has recently been a coordinator with the former New Yorker magazine topics group at OLLI.