Ci vediamo dopo!



Nearing the end of the voyage

In just under two weeks, the semester RILA program will have completed its maiden voyage. When we left on February 9th, all of us were nervous and not sure what to expect. We were all certainly very excited, but the  anxiety was definitely pervasive. Now, just about two weeks from returning to SMC, our feelings …

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Integral in Rome: One Week Away!

On February 9, 2018, six Integral sophomores (and a student from the College of New Jersey) will begin their semester-long adventure in Rome, Italy.  Traditionally, Integral students have had little opportunity to travel; January Term travel is possible, but since the discontinuation of the Oxford program, semester study abroad has not been possible.  This year, …

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“Colors” by Elise Yockelson, ’21

You've​ ​let​ ​me​ ​in, I've​ ​seen​ ​you​ ​in​ ​good​ ​times​ ​and​ ​your​ ​bad​ ​times; You've​ ​seen​ ​me​ ​in​ ​mine. But​ ​please​ ​I'd​ ​color​ ​you​ ​in​ ​if​ ​you'd​ ​let​ ​me; To​ ​see​ ​past​ ​all​ ​the​ ​blurred​ ​lines​ ​and​ ​grey​ ​skies. Take​ ​my​ ​hand​ ​and​ ​we​ ​can​ ​mix​ ​ourselves​ ​and​ ​find​ ​peace​ ​in​ ​our​ ​bodies​ ​and​ ​minds. …

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Colin Jones’ Essay on Circular Logics

I: Introduction Peter Kalkavage captures best what motivated the Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus to overturn the ancient Greco-Roman astronomical model solidified by Ptolemy in his Almagest. Kalkavage writes: “[Ptolemy] is not setting out to ‘explain the world’ in the sense of getting at the true causes of motion and paths of the heavenly bodies. [...] …

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