Laurie Kenney

WELL READ: REVIEWS AND NEWS

Daniel Raimi ’04 The Fracking Debate: The Risks, Benefits, and Uncertainties of the Shale Revolution Columbia University Press, 2017 Is fracking to blame for earthquakes in Oklahoma? For flaming faucets? For worsening global climate change? Depending on your point of view, you may see fracking as either a boon to oil and gas production unfairly…

WESLEYAN MAGAZINE, ISSUE 3 2017

To walk Wesleyan’s campus is to be surrounded by history that whispers from buildings. Look inside to read about the Presidents who left their mark (or didn’t), the legendary faculty who built Wesleyan’s reputation, the controversies that raged, and the seismic changes in student life since the University was founded in 1831. All these moments, and more,…

WELL READ: BOOK REVIEWS & NEWS

Mark Bray ’05 Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook (Melville House, 2017) Mark Bray explores the historical record and cultural context of the current conversation about anti-fascist organizing in Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook. The book, based on Bray’s extensive research, including interviews with more than 60 current and former anti-fascists from 17 countries across North America and…

WESLEYAN MAGAZINE, ISSUE 2 2017

Wesleyan’s first president, Willbur Fisk, famously called for a liberal education that would benefit not only the individual but also provide for “the good of the world.” Look inside to find out how today’s Wesleyan community is heeding Fisk’s call to action. Plus, read about Hamilton Prize winner Audrey Pratt ’21, a swinging new documentary by Susan…