Author: Shaheen Currimjee, Executive Editor

Spotlight on research: Neil Roberts examines politics of freedom

  How does one define “freedom” in the United States and the Americas? Over the past several years, Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Faculty Affiliate in Political Science Neil…

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Flag display involves attentive process

Many factors impact when the five American flags on campus are displayed at half-mast. Katie Brule/Photo Editor Why are the College’s flags sometimes at half-mast? Who is in charge of…

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Spotlight on research: Kornell examines metacognition

Professor of Psychology Nate Kornell’s research in metacognition looks into the influence of emotion on test subjects’ behaviors. Photo courtesy of Nate Kornell. Humans know the difference between feeling completely…

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One in Two Thousand: Landon Marchant ’20

Julia Cassell/Staff Photographer From serving in the military to researching in Kuwait, Landon Marchant ’20 has gathered fascinating experiences, all the while living with the most adorable pup, Malibu. I…

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Berkshire groups pursue gender equality in wake of International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day this past Thursday, people across the world focused on the need for  greater progress, capitalizing upon popular movements such as #MeToo, #TimesUp and #PressforProgress which serve…

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In other ivory towers: news around academia

Colleges host students from University of Puerto Rico On Sept. 20, Hurricane Maria, a Category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 155 miles per hour, made landfall on Puerto…

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