How Central Friendship Is to Preventing Burnout, Especially During a Crisis

Last Thursday, bestselling author Lisa-Jo Baker ’98 and international relief worker Sarah Petrin ’98 spoke to the Gordon community about their lives as humanitarians, authors and friends. Read the full recap.

Six Black Heroes and Heroines of Gordon’s Past

In honor of Black History Month, The Bell retells the stories of six Black men and women—all graduates of Gordon and Barrington—who went to great lengths to shift the currents of history.

The Hard Work of Choosing Forgiveness Over Hatred

In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, The Bell interviewed the Honorable Herman J. Smith Jr. ’70.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Christmas Story

Because the journeys of Mary, Joseph and the magi only take up a few sentences in the Bible, there is much left to our imagination. To understand the risks Mary and Joseph took to bring the Messiah into the world and the lengths the magi went to just to meet him, The Bell interviewed biblical geographer Nicole DePue ’08.

10 Alumni Nonprofits for Your Last Gift of 2020

In Part III of our Christmas Gift Guide, finish out 2020 by supporting causes that will make 2021 a better year for our neighbors, near and far.