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The McKelvy House Scholars invite the campus to join a dinner discussion on “Why Do We Care about One Another?” Sunday evening.

The meal will begin 6 p.m. at McKelvy House, 200 High Street. Led by philosophy major Nicholas Scopelliti ’06 (Throop, Pa.), the discussion will start at 6:30 p.m.

“This Sunday we will be taking a trip into the gray realm that is the question why,” he says. “Why, oh why, do we care about each other? Is it with the hopes of reciprocity? Is it for the betterment of the species? Or do we simply do it out of good ol’ no-strings-attached altruism in the classical sense?”

For information about the McKelvy House Scholars program, visit the group’s blog web site.

Since 1962, the McKelvy House Scholars program has brought together Lafayette students with a wide range of majors and interests to reside in a historic off-campus house and share in intellectual and social activities. Sunday dinner discussions that engage the students in debate and exchange of ideas are the hallmark of the program; several Wednesday discussions have been added this school year. Most members also contribute to the annual McKelvy Papers, written on a topic of each person’s choice. McKelvy Scholars participate in activities together such as field trips to plays, concerts, and exhibits, and sponsor events for the campus as well.

Last week’s discussion
Sept. 4 — Oil
Previous years

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