2021 - Fall The Acid Test TREATING PTSD WITH PSYCHEDELICS In this issue: Six Years of Momentum A Story of a College Putting the Liberal Arts into Action Gene Expression Chroma Medicine, a biotech startup, is changing the face of medicine through epigenetic editing, a process to regulate genes without permanently altering DNA. The Thin Red Line Conn explores reparations for people of color living in the New London community, thanks to a Mellon grant. A New Deal for Writers in America Writers suffered enormously during the pandemic. The Federal Writers’ Project offers a template on how to help them—and the country. The Acid Test Can psychedelics cure the crisis of mental illness, asks Dr. Franklin King ’05, a psychiatrist and clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School.