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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Thoughts in Autumn

Thoughts in Autumn

Once again I quote the great T.S. Eliot, this time from a different part of his “Four Quartets,” entitled “East Coker:” Home is where one starts from. As we grow… Read more »

A Warm Welcome

A Warm Welcome

In his 1974 poem “The Life with a Hole in It,” one of my personal favorite poets, Britain’s other Poet Laureate Philip Larkin, wrote: Life is an immobile, locked, Three-handed… Read more »

A Tragedy of Common Rooms

A Tragedy of Common Rooms

Three students sent in letters upon catching wind of rumblings that the College is interested in expanding its student body:     My name is Zachary Port, and I live… Read more »

Betsy DeVos and Title IX Changes

Betsy DeVos and Title IX Changes

On September 22, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos made good on her claims that her department would investigate the Obama-era guidance on campus sexual assault. In an extremely brief, two-page letter,… Read more »

DeVos and Title IX

DeVos and Title IX

On September 7th, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced that her department will be reevaluating federal campus sexual assault guidance brought about during the Obama administration. This review access investigate the… Read more »