Arianna Huffington, president and editor-in-chief of the Internet newspaper The Huffington Post, will be speaking at Eisenhower Auditorium at 8 p.m. on Thursday, February 9th.
The Cambridge graduate and political activist is the author of thirteen books and the host of her own nationally syndicated public radio program, “Both Sides Now,” where she discusses political issues from multiple angles along with former White House aide Mary Matalin.
In 2005, Huffington founded and launched The Huffington Post, a growing Internet newspaper and blog covering a multitude of subjects including politics, business, technology, pop culture, college, and comedy. Since its creation, The Huffington Post has launched many city-specific editions as well as brand new editions in Canada, the UK, and France.Arianna Huffington was named as one of the Most Influential Women in Media by Forbes, and was featured as one of Time’s “100 Most Influential People” in 2011.
Tickets are free and available to students (with a student ID) beginning today, and they will become available to the public on Thursday, February 2nd. Tickets can be acquired at Eisenhower Auditorium between 8-5 p.m., the HUB Information Desk between 11 a.m.-2 p.m., the BJC from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., or the Penn State Downtown Theatre Center from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
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