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Golden Tribe Lecture Series

 

The Golden Tribe Lecture Series was re-established in Fall 2010 to provide the student body with a series of speakers sponsored by the Student Government Association in collaboration with Union Productions. The Golden Tribe Lecture Series is an academically focused speaker series, which attempts to connect students to outstanding individuals who are either experts in their field or working at the forefront of a relevant political or social issue. The mission of the series is to engage students in issues and dialogue that will positively benefit their overall academic, scholastic, or humanitarian experience.

 



2014-2015 Speakers

 


Ticket Distribution:

Ticket distribution will take place at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall on the campus of the Florida State University on the day of the event. Tickets will be distributed only to FSU students with valid gold FSU ID from 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. Students may obtain only one ticket with valid gold FSU ID. Tickets are first come, first serve and will be general admission seating. Upon availability, remaining tickets will be distributed to both students and non-students after 6:15 p.m.

American Sign Language Interpreters are available at all Golden Tribe Lecture Series events upon request.

 

 

 

 

Ron Paul

Ron Paul

 

Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with Ron Paul
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
Doors 6 p.m. // Event 7 p.m.
FREE for everyone (priority admission given to FSU students with valid ID)
ALL Ages

 

Former Congressman Ron Paul of Texas enjoys a national reputation as the premier advocate for liberty in politics today. Dr. Paul is the leading spokesman for limited constitutional government, low taxes, free markets, and a return to sound monetary policies based on commodity-backed currency. While in Congress, he was known among both his colleagues in Congress and his constituents for his consistent voting record in the House of Representatives, never voting for legislation unless theproposed measure was expressly authorized by the Constitution.

While serving in Congress during the late 1970s and early 1980s, Dr. Paul served on the House Banking committee, where he was a strong advocate for sound monetary policy and an outspoken critic of the Federal Reserve’s inflationary measures. He also was a key member of the Gold Commission, advocating a return to a gold standard for our currency. He was an unwavering advocate of pro-life and pro-family values. In 1984, he voluntarily relinquished his House seat and returned to his medical practice. He returned to Congress in 1997 to represent the 14th district of Texas, serving on the House Financial Services Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee.

Since his retirement from Congress, Dr. Paul has continued to work for limited constitutional government through organizations he founded, including the Foundation for Rational Economics and Education (FREE), Campaign for Liberty, and Liberty PAC. In addition to hosting the nationally syndicated podcast Ron Paul’s America, Dr. Paul has launched The Ron Paul Channel, an online network airing original programming on today’s most pertinent issues.

Dr. Paul, the author of several best-selling books, most recently released The School Revolution: A New Answer for Our Broken Education System, offering a provocative look at how we need to change the way we think about America’s dysfunctional education system in order to fix it.

Ticket distribution will take place at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall on the campus of the Florida State University on the day of the event. Tickets will be distributed only to FSU students with valid gold FSU ID from 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. Students may obtain only one ticket with valid gold FSU ID. Tickets are first come, first serve and will be general admission seating. Upon availability, remaining tickets will be distributed to both students and non-students after 6:15 p.m.

 

 

 



Past Speakers

 


 

Bill Nye

Bill Nye

 

Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with Bill Nye
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
Doors 6 p.m. // Event 7 p.m.
FREE for everyone with priority admission given to FSU students with valid ID
ALL Ages

 

 

 


Melissa Harris-Perry

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Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with Melissa Harris-Perry
Co-sponsored with the Black Student Union’s Black & Brilliant Speaker Series
Monday, February 24, 2014
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
Doors 6 p.m. // Event 7 p.m.
FREE for everyone with priority admission given to FSU students with valid ID
ALL Ages


 


Somaly Mam

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Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
My Dream: An Evening with Somaly Mam
As part of the 26th Annual MLK Week Celebration
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
Doors 6 p.m. // Event 7 p.m.
FREE for everyone with priority admission given to FSU students with valid ID
ALL Ages

 



Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson

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Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
Doors 6 p.m. // Event 7 p.m.
FREE for everyone with priority admission given to FSU students with valid ID
ALL Ages

 

 


Warrick Dunn

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Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with Warrick Dunn
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
Doors 6 p.m. // Event 7 p.m.
FREE for everyone with priority admission given to FSU students with valid ID
ALL Ages

 

 


John Legend

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Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with John Legend
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
Doors 6 p.m. // Event 7 p.m.
FREE for everyone with priority admission given to FSU students with valid ID
ALL Ages


 


Gen. Wesley Clark

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Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with Gen. Wesley Clark
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
Doors 6:30 p.m. // Event 7 p.m.
Free Admission | No Advanced Tickets
FREE for everyone with priority admission given to FSU students with valid ID
ALL Ages

 



Jonathan Haidt

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Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with Jonathan Haidt
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Student Life Cinema
Doors 7 p.m. // Event 8 p.m.
FREE for everyone with priority admission given to FSU students with valid ID
ALL Ages

 

 




Rebecca Skloot

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Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with Rebecca Skloot
Sunday August 28, 2011
Tallahassee Leon County Civic Center
Doors 12 p.m. // Event 1:30 p.m.
FREE for everyone with priority admission given to FSU students with valid ID
ALL Ages

 

 




Spike Lee

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Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with Spike Lee
Thursday, September 8, 2011
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
Doors 6:30 p.m. // Event 7 p.m.
FREE for everyone with priority admission given to FSU students with valid ID

 

 

 



Elie Wiesel

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Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with Elie Wiesel
Tuesday October 4, 2011
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
Doors 6:30 p.m. // Event 7 p.m.
FREE for everyone with priority admission given to FSU students with valid ID
ALL Ages

 

 




Cornel West


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Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with Cornel West
Wednesday January 18, 2012
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
Doors 6:30 p.m. // Event 7 p.m.
FREE for everyone with priority admission given to FSU students with valid ID
ALL Ages