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An Election Fraught Like No Other

Michael Waldman ’82, an authority on the right to vote and the American presidency, sees our democracy at an inflection point.

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Taking Climate Change to Court

Alex Loznak ’19 is one of a team of young people suing the U.S. government for the
right to a safer planet.


“What Has Your Pandemic Experience Been Like?”

Fourteen alumni tell us how COVID-19 has shaped their lives.


Uniquely United

The College produced its first-ever virtual Class Day to honor the Class of 2020.



We asked the Class of 2020 what it means to graduate at this moment in time.

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Volume 47 Number 4
Summer 2020

Alexis Boncy SOA’11

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Lisa Palladino

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Jill C. Shomer

Associate Editor
Anne-Ryan Sirju JRN’09

Forum Editor
Rose Kernochan BC’82

Contributing Editor
Thomas Vinciguerra ’85

Art Director
Eson Chan

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