Joe Wakelee-Lynch

Joe Wakelee-Lynch

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Press Forward

Journalism, already under siege, has been emaciated by the pandemic, but two young alumni are adapting to the field’s post-COVID-19 future.

Our Lady of the Qur’an

For students in Amir Hussain’s
Intro to Islam course, nothing is more surprising than learning
of Islam’s esteem for Mary, the
mother of Jesus.

Court Extension

With President Joe Biden being urged to take steps to expand the number of justices on the U.S. Supreme Court, FDR’s attempt in 1937 may offer valuable lessons.

Stage Rights

In 1963, James Baldwin masterminded a tense nighttime meeting with Robert F. Kennedy to break down the Kennedy administration’s reluctance to act on civil rights. Baldwin’s summit changed RFK forever after.

The Bones of St. Peter

James T. Keane ’96, an editor at America magazine, recalls a trip he led with a group of students to the catacombs of the Church of San Silvestro in Capite in Rome.