January/February 2015
The Arts
Comedy Star
blackish_thb.jpg Tracee Ellis Ross’94 lights up black-ish, a new ABC sitcom about a black family's adjustments to race.
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Labor of Love
chanelcufffs_thb.jpg Patricia Lansing ’96 curates The Power of Style: Verdura at 75 on the work of master jeweler Duke Fulco di Verdura.
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Keeping Secrets
james_risen_thb.jpg A Pulitzer winner on trail for protecting sources, James Risen ’77 takes on the national security state.
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Teach Our Children Well
teacher_wars_thb.jpg A reporter explains why blaming teachers for the failures of our public schools is dead wrong.
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Art or Craft?
sabrina_thb.jpg Quiltmaker Sabrina Gschwandtner ’00 makes traditional quilts out of a very unusual material.
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L.A. Story
gabriel_kahane_thb.jpg Compser Gabriel Kahane ’03 draws inspiration from craigslist and the streets of the City of Angels.
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Beer Through the Ages

brewers_thb.jpg William Bostwich ’07 looks at what our history of making and selling beer tells us about ourselves.

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No Silver Bullet
DanaGoldstein_thb.jpgDavid L. Marcus ’82 talks to Dana Goldstein ’06 about her book The Teacher Wars: A History of America's Most Embattled Profession.
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Fresh Ink
totally-wrong_thb.jpg New books by alumni and faculty inclues a thriller about a stalker and a road-trip conversation about art and life.
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Strange Brew
Will Bunch ’81 talks beer with the author of The Brewer's Tale: A History of the World According to Beer.
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