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Out of the office: Getting there

By Kerry Temple ’74

Even at semester’s end, after three months swimming in these rivers, I make my way — always against the current, up the down staircase, entering as others exit — feeling like a foreigner unschooled in the ways of flocks and herds.

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Out of the office: Library renovation

By Tara Hunt ’12

It was this now-fond memory that brought me to the library yesterday as they hosted their “Farewell to the Floor” event, a way to kick off the first phase of the Hesburgh Library Renovation. The makeover is scheduled to start Monday, December 22, and will begin with a new north entrance and then a two-story entrance gallery that will run through the center of the library.

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What I’m Reading: The Divide, Matt Taibbi

By Brendan O’Shaughnessy ’93

Written by Rolling Stone political reporter Matt Taibbi, The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap provides dozens of similar stories of prosecutors going after poor people for minor crimes at the same time it lets the wealthy off with at most a company fine for gargantuan fraud.

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The seagull professor

By Lucy Negash '15

I knew that Richard Sheehan, an economics professor, had found his passion in wildlife photography. What surprised me was his saying he approached the task by emulating the seagull.

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