Covenant Loses Dear Community Member Bob Harbert

The small Christian context of Covenant College fosters deep relationships throughout campus. This opportunity for heartfelt community is one of Covenant’s unique qualities, including the exceptional faculty and staff. However, because of this small, tightly woven community, deaths heavily impact the campus. On Saturday, November 11, Covenant College lost beloved community member and friend, Bob Harbert, ‘78. Harbert is survived by children Allison Smith and Ashley Lesondak; siblings Michael Harbert and Sherri Kramer; grandchildren, Levi Smith, Caleb Smith, Myra Lesondak, and Paige Lesondak, as well as several nieces and nephews.

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Harvey Weinstein Accused of Sexual Assault and Harassment

Recent allegations against Harvey Weinstein, American film producer and founder of the Weinstein Company, have indicated that he may be guilty of multiple counts of sexual harassment and assault going back as early as the 1980s. Victims of Weinstein’s escapades include Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie, and Rosanna Arquette.

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How Covenant Weathers the Storm

For most people, it had been impossible to go a day without seeing ominous headlines such as, “Newborns in intensive care flown out of Hurricane Harvey's path” and “Catastrophic flooding ‘beyond anything experienced’ in Houston.’” The record-setting storm made landfall south of Houston near Corpus Christi, Texas on Friday, August 24, and the effects of the hurricane still linger.  

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