The Emily Dickinson Museum’s Homestead “has reopened after a two-year, $2.5 million renovation that restores the once-austere, sparsely decorated interiors to their richly furnished, almost Technicolor 1850s glory,” says The New York Times.
Writing for The Conversation, Samantha Presnal, a fellow in the College’s Center for Humanistic Inquiry, “reveals how restyling dinner scraps first became fashionable more than a century ago.”
This, from Sirus Wheaton ’23, is one of many memorable quotes from the Oct. 28 inauguration of President Michael A. Elliott ’92. Read more of what Elliott, Wheaton and the ceremony’s other speakers had to say.
As part of The Conversation’s Unusual Courses series, Stefan M. Bradley, the Charles Hamilton Houston ’15 Professor of Black Studies and History, answered questions about his course “Rap, Reagan and the 1980s.”
For what would have been Steinman’s 75th birthday, a New York Post reporter traced the late, great songwriter’s origins all the way back to his dorm room in Stearns.