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VOX POP and Provost and Vice President Mary Marcy

On November 25, Mary Marcy joined Northeast Public Radio’s Alan Chartock on the call in program VOX POP. Marcy brought her political expertise to weigh in on President-elect Obama’s administration picks, the financial crisis and her relationship with Susan Rice—Obama’s United Nations Ambassador appointment. In keeping with the Vox Pop political tradition, the conversation, the calls, and responses were lively and current. Missed it? Listen here.

WHAT IS “OUT THERE”?

On November 24, the front page of the science section in the New York Times took a deeper look at the work of alumnus Matthew Strassler '82, whose research considers “a new brand of dark matter”. The article, “A Whisper, Perhaps, From the Universe’s dark Side,” is bound to send a chill of excitement up your spine. You will not regret taking a moment to ponder the vastness of the questions it unveils!

ALUMNI REFLECTIOINS

On November 20, alumna Sara Katzoff ’97 was featured in The Advocate. The article focused on the 20th Anniversary of Shakespeare & Company’s Fall Festival and Katzoff’s involvement in the late 1990s. Katzoff shares why she attended Simon’s Rock, the influence of theater faculty member Karen Beaumont, and the establishment of the Berkshire Fringe. 

THE VOICE OF CARLOS RODAS

On November 17, literature faculty member Victor Rosado was heard on Democracy Now!, translating the voice immigrant rights activist Carlos Rodas. The translation occurred at a gathering that brought together more than 500 people mourn the death of Marcelo Lucero, an immigrant from Ecuador who has the victim of a hate crime that took place on Long Island. Listen here.