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What I'm Watching: The Post

By Matt Storin ’64

Steven Spielberg’s latest dash for an Oscar, The Post, is now playing everywhere, even the Midcoast of Maine — where our reviewer watched the events depicted unfolding much as he remembered them 46 years ago, along with some dramatic flourishes.

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Science and Technology

River town

By John DiTillo ’08, ’15M.A.

A river runs through the city where I live. People drive along it and over it every day. Few slow down, and fewer stop. There was a time when I gave the river little thought. Then an elder of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi woke me up.

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Out of the Office: A doctor is born

By John Nagy ’00M.A.

A plate of cookies sat on a table by the door, half-empty by the time I arrived. Coffee in cardboard boxes and a stack of clean paper cups. I didn’t dare pour one for myself because I was late, having walked halfway around McCourtney Hall, angsty and out of breath and unable to find the “auditorium.” Plus which, I’d never been to a doctoral defense before.

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Society and Culture