2017 Issue 1

President’s Letter

In March I received a carefully thought-out proposal for a resource center that would support students who feel themselves to be at risk because of their own experience on campus or who feel marginalized by long-term trends in our country. This proposal was an outcome of campus discussions and protests affiliated with the Black Lives…

Editor’s Note: Expanding Our Vision

When I was a young teenager, I devoured science fiction. I figured that by the turn of the 21st century we would have a colony on Mars, or at least the moon, so science fiction seemed like tomorrow’s news today. My reading habits have long since changed—literary fiction, mysteries and thrillers, and longform journalism, for…