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Maybe, Maybe Not: The Tao of History

by Kevin Lavery ’16 Many years ago, I read an old Chinese parable in one of my brother’s books. I haven’t been able to determine its precise origins, but it … Continue reading

April 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Nation Divided?

by Jacob Ross ’15 Amid the increased use of political campaign attack ads, congressional gridlock, and far-right calls to impeach the president, it seems that divisive conflict is the only … Continue reading

March 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Tributes to Terror: The Mis-Monumentation of the Colfax Massacre

by Matt LaRoche ’17 Recently, I contributed a piece called “Days Gone By, Days to Come: Monuments and the Politics of Peace” on the political teeth with which monuments are … Continue reading

March 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

The American Museum?

by Megan McNish ’16 I walked up to the customs officer and handed her my passport, which was opened to my student visa. When she asked for my letter of … Continue reading

March 25, 2015 · 2 Comments


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