Piper Kerman comes to Xavier
By: Taylor Fulkerson ~Managing Editor~ Piper Kerman, on whose memoir the Netflix series “Orange is the New Black” is based, addressed an audience of students and staff at Xavier on Feb. 3. Kerman spoke about her time before, during and after her term of 13 months at Federal Correctional Institution, Danbury in Danbury, Conn., in 2004 and 2005. She addressed themes such as race, class and power dynamics in the correctional system, ideas for prison reform in the United States and the Netflix television series that grew out of her memoir. Hosted by Student Activities Council (SAC) and Xavier’s Department … Continue reading Piper Kerman comes to Xavier
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