May/June 2015
Features
Play Ball!
Finally_thb.jpg The first baseball game ever played, on May 16, 1925, at the field the Aldrich brothers built was a 3–2 squeaker won by the Bears.
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Make Believeopolis
PoVprison_thb.jpg Her mom thinks she's wasting her Ivy League education teaching English to convicts at San Quentin.
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From the President
VeteransDay_thb.jpg Brown students will soon have more opportunities to join ROTC at Holy Cross and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
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Tectonic Shifts
Jones_lead_thb.jpg Major earthquakes have hit Southern California every 150 years, and the last one was 300 years ago. Faced with these increasing odds that the next Big One is long overdue, Los Angeles is finally taking earthquake safety seriously. Residents of the City of Angels have Lucy Jones '76, one of the world's leading earthquake experts, to thank for that.
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Blood and Suffering
LB-Bonfire_thb.jpg At least 400 students fought in the Civil War. Thirty-nine never returned. America—and Brown—would never be the same.
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Art and Humor
Walter_Liedtke_thb.jpg Walter Liedtke '69 AM, who died in the February Metro-North train accident, was a legendary curator at NYC's Met.
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Willing to Gamble
Aronson_thb.jpg Stanley Aronson's dream of a medical school at Brown persuaded 16 students to try something new.
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Modest Concert
Modest_Mouse_thb.jpgModest Mouse and Waka Flocka Flame were among this year's Spring Weekend headliners.
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The Author's the Thing
Sultan_thb.jpg Publisher Stephen Sultan ’53 may have boosted the careers of more Brown alumni playwrights than anyone else.
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From the Grounds Up
Lindemann_thb.jpg Mary Allen Lindemann ’82 didn’t think much about coffee until she moved to Seattle. Now she runs her own coffee empire.
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Going Deep

Warwin_Lazarre_thb.jpg Khary Lazarre-White ’95 and Jason Warwin ’95 are two lifelong friends addressing social issues that many are reluctant to consider.

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Thinking with Your Heart
Syed_thb.jpg After the killing of 145 people—mostly children—in her Pakistan homeland, Zainab Syed ’14 knew where she was needed.
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