Category: Spring 2018
If this story were to begin the way Patrick Radden Keefe’s stories in The New Yorker do, the first...Read More
Mary McGowan Davis has consulted, taught and mentored judges, prosecutors and defenders in...Read More
by Denny Alsop ’69 You don’t walk your dog along the river in my town, Stockbridge, Massachusetts....Read More
Many adults scroll through, watch or share hundreds of posts, feeds, photos and videos every day....Read More
As Neha Modak ’22 grew, her annual visits to India slowly unveiled the harsh realities facing...Read More
Twelve fourth graders crowd around a skeleton splayed out on a lab table, feeling their own...Read More
WHAT IS REAL?
Alumni who must find and declare the truth as their life’s work live in rigorous times. What is the impact on their work, and on their persons, when public voices dismissively declare that the truth is fake, or that an alternate reality is true? We asked alumni who mine for the truth in different domains: How hard it is to find the truth? How difficult is it to know what’s real?
And in an environment of widespread mistrust, what happens to the reality they bring forward?
How vulnerable is the truth?
How illusive is the truth?
What, we wanted to know, is the daring part of “daring to be true”—finding it, declaring it, keeping it alive, making sure it matters?
- Nina Riggs, the Poet, Speaks in Prose for the First and Last Time
- Promoting Stories That Need to Be Heard and Seen
- ‘Photography Means Writing with Light’
- Defying Gravity on the World’s Stages
- You, too, can have your own, cozy classical music party
- Moving on, with Skills, Insight and Power
- When the Middle School Speechies Took Over Birmingham
- Leveraging Applause
- Tze’s Fail-Safe Plan for Meaningful Success