Last Take

Faith Last Take
Mary C. CurtisOctober 18, 2017
The Catholic Church in the United States is being transformed by its black and brown parishioners, whose numbers and voices are rising.
Politics & Society Last Take
Pascal-Emmanuel GobryOctober 05, 2017
Hef the man stopped mattering to the culture decades ago, but Hef the symbol still does.
Politics & Society Last Take
Christauria WellandOctober 05, 2017
Undocumented women face special challenges when they report domestic abuse, but they now have a champion in Pope Francis
Faith Last Take
Valerie SchultzOctober 02, 2017
For inmates, incarceration is their punishment. But in the library, we focus on rehabilitation.
Politics & Society Last Take
Bill McGarveySeptember 27, 2017
Paul McCartney’s concert was a much-needed reminder that joy and beauty and love are not crushed by darkness.
Arts & Culture Last Take
Angela Alaimo O'DonnellSeptember 21, 2017

“Show me a hero and I’ll write you a tragedy.” –F. Scott Fitzgerald

Reading a great biography is like watching a tragedy unfold. The promises of youth gradually give way to the limitations imposed by reality, and demise and denouement inevitably ensue.