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On Studying the Classics

While the New Republic is still getting some mileage out of it’s articles on the Ivy League, it has also just republished an interesting article… 521 more words

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Happy Bid Day!

Balloons on the floor with care. Bear buddies lined up and fixing their hair.

This simple rhyme describes my Sunday morning. Today was Bid Day. It’s one of the most exciting days for girls who are going through recruitment and girls who are already members of the chapter. 123 more words

Liberal Arts in Today’s Workplace

Being a polymath sometimes isn’t a brag, it’s a way of life, a work life anyway when you are a librarian. In Lori Goetsch’s 2008 article ‘Reinventing Our Work: New and Emerging Roles for Academic Librarians’ she argues that work in libraries isn’t changing as much as completely being revolutionized to keep pace with civilization’s technological advances. 461 more words

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Can Tolstory Save Your Marriage?

By: Alain de Botton

Publication: The Wall Street Journal

Alain de Botton, philosopher and essayist, explains what he hopes to accomplish with his work at the School of Life, of which he is the founder. 381 more words

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Wakefield Welcomes New and Talented Faculty

Are you seeing some new faces around campus this year? Wakefield School has added faculty members to three divisions this year.

Upper School

David Button Jr. 482 more words

Independent School

U.S. News places College of the Atlantic among best in U.S.

More national recognition; school ranks high on national list, including Top 20 recognitions for value, international students

BAR HARBOR, MAINE — College of the Atlantic is once again listed as of the nation’s top 100 institutions for undergraduate liberal arts education, including Top 20 recognition for value and for percent of international students, according to the annual… 658 more words

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Huns Are Meanies

This week in the Great Books Project we finish a great novel while pretending we haven’t fallen further behind on the posting schedule. Let’s get right to it. 656 more words

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