From the Editor
Some reading comes and goes. But what persists, what continues to sustain us when we need it most?
With hunger and curiosity, we seek a narrative arc that deepens understanding, both near and far—whether here on a bucolic campus or in Takhar and Yangon, on the sidewalks of New York or the streets of Ukraine.
You see those two words on the cover—Faith, Politics. Let's talk about where they meet and part, in the past and present: from the time of the historic Jesus to Government 2.0. And other conversations worth having.
Moments in time—a memorable family dinner, a photographer capturing a shot in just the right light—often connect to larger stories that stretch across time and space.
If you're going to walk across California, there are many ways other than incremental units to assess the distance, to imagine the journey.
Stories: complex plots unfolding around questions of who we are, where we're from, and where we're going, all of which makes us ask, and then what happened?
Hope is the thing with feathers, Emily Dickinson wrote. And there, the opening image of the spring magazine, captured by the lens of Susan Middleton '70, behold: What feathers!
Start with a question you’ve heard a million times: Why? And the stories start to spin out from there, perhaps of fitting together plastic blocks as a boy, which is part of the answer: Here’s why I became an engineer.
It could be something small, or something gigantic, but art of any form is capable of piercing through our daily distractions to give insight or pleasure.
From the beginnings of Bucky the Bronco to unlocking the secrets of the universe through dark matter.
High-spirited and hushed moments from Feb. 24: a day to talk about business, ethics, compassion.
Poet and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Dana Gioia argues that Catholic writers must renovate and reoccupy their own tradition.
Pulitzer Prize–winning author Marilynne Robinson speaks about grace, discernment, and being a modern believer.
Hossam Baghat, one of Egypt’s leading human rights activists, was awarded the 2014 Katharine and George Alexander Law Prize for his work defending human rights.
Scoring 40 points in one game. And besting Steve Nash’s freshman year.
A lab on a chip helps provide the answer—which is a matter of life and death when the question is whether drinking water contains arsenic.