Patt Morrison, who pens the weekly “Patt Morrison Asks” column, is a writer and columnist for the Los Angeles Times, for which her work has spanned topics from national politics to the O.J. Simpson case, the Gulf War, and Britain’s royal family. She has won six Emmys and four Golden Mike awards as host and commentator on Life & Times, the nightly news and current affairs program on KCET-TV. She also is host and consulting producer of the weekly literary program The BookShow with Patt Morrison, produced by KCET. Since 1994, her commentaries have been heard on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition. Patt is a graduate of Occidental College, which named her alumnus of the year in 1995. She was elected to its Board of Trustees in 1998.Light lunch will be served.