To See the World from the Bottom Up

“Be courageous.” These were the words Pope Francis used to encourage a young girl in Chicago and audiences across the country during a satellite interview prior to his visit to the United States last week. From speaking with… Read More

Deepening Educational Ties with China

Great Wall of China

Chinese leader Xi Jinping made his first visit to the United States as president this week. After a short stop in Seattle, he arrived in Washington, D.C., where he was formally welcomed with a traditional 21-gun salute this… Read More

Color the Night 2015

Electricity was in the air on Saturday night as we counted down the minutes to Gordon’s bi-annual Color the Night Dance. Music could be heard from the Hill to the Road Halls as the students began their excited… Read More

Tiny Turtle Sighting

This post—”Turtle Babies by MacDonald Hall!”—originally appeared on Wonder of Everyday Nature, a blog by Dr. Dorothy Boorse that chronicles her observations of the natural world around campus and the wider New England area. This ecology expert, who describes common… Read More

Matriculation Chapel—Starting the Year Together

On August 28, 489 first-year students and transfers arrived on campus. Classes began on Wednesday but it was at Friday’s Matriculation Chapel service that the entire campus community came together as one. As the sound of the bagpipes rang… Read More