January/February 2016
Features
Justice in the Fields
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For almost a quarter century, Greg Asbed ’85 and Laura Germino ’84 have joined with Florida tomato pickers to ensure humane working conditions for farm workers. Their partnerships with such food giants as Walmart and McDonald’s have turned the Coalition of Immokalee Workers into a model for making good working conditions good for business.
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A Voice from Heaven
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A daughter reads the Bible with her dying mother, pondering the world her mother may enter—and the one she will leave behind.
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The Wonder Down Under
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Biology professor Jon Witman wants a kelp forest in the middle of the Atlantic to become a national monument.
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As Time Goes By
brownlovecolumn_thb.jpg After discovering they both went to Brown, two alums fall in and out of love, knowing they’ll always have College Hill.
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A Man of Firsts
fritzpollard_thb.jpg On December 30, athlete, coach, and entrepreneur Fritz Pollard ’19  was inducted into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame.
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Engineering Humanities
newenginebuilding_thb.jpg With a new building planned, Brown engineering students are facing a bright future of collaboration and leadership.
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The One Who Always Got It
johnlucas_thb.jpg A farewell to John R. Lucas, who helped bring a new level of professionalism to Brown theater.
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Rose Bowl 1916
rosebowlteam_thb.jpg After Brown lost to Washington State in the first Rose Bowl, the team endured a long, snowy trip back.
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Waging Peace
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Seventy years after the end of WWII, Japan wants to beef up its military. Masaru Tamamoto ’79 thinks that's a bad idea.
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Sex-Ed Stand-Up
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Dorian Solot ’95 and Marshall Miller ’96 use humor to straighten out teens' misconceptions about sex and consent.
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Small Acts of Resistance
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Tibetan activist Tenzin Dorjee ’03 says that sometimes sustaining a protest means giving up marches.
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