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You Are What You Make
giftguide_thb1.jpg This year's BAM gift guide offers a glimpse into the roots of creativity.
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The Defenders
katz_thb.jpgWhen the U.S. Supreme Court declared in 2004 that the “enemy combatants” held at the Guantánamo detention camp were entitled to the protections of the Geneva Conventions, lawyers rushed to their defense. Then things really started getting tough.
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Car Wreck
carslead_thb.jpgAutomobiles drain our pocketbooks, pollute our air, kill our family and friends, and clog our roads. Yet many of us love them, and most of us can’t live without them. Is all that about to change?
 
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Smart Dressers
annettegrant_thb.jpgGlamour magazine picked these three Pembrokers for its "ten best-dressed college girls" in the 1960s, but they weren't just stylish.
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The Author of Quilts

diggs_thb.jpgLucy Diggs '63 states that preserving a craft means embracing the imperfect work of the hands in an age of computer-assisted perfection. 

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Star Gazer
finally_thb.jpgH.P. Lovecraft before he wrote his "weird stories."
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The Principal

hassan_thb.jpgHow a student of Brown, Thomas Hassan '78, is changing one of the country's leading prep schools.

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Squawk Box

shuman_thb.jpgRose Shuman '01, '02 AM: How dorm-entrance intercoms inspired a way to give Internet access to villagers in the developing world.

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Selling It

leahey_thb.jpgHow to get fans to the ballpark despite a losing team is the challenge for Jim Leahey '88.

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A Thoroughly Modern Woman

lubrano_thb.jpg A Farewell to Ruth Bugbee Lubrano '23.

 

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The Prince of Pops
kunzel_thb.jpgA Farewell to Erich Kunzel '60 AM.
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The Meaningful Life
pov_thb.jpgWhy in an age of distraction writing well matters more than ever.
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He Asked the Big Questions
beiser_thb.jpgA Farewell to Professor emeritus of political science and bioethics Edward Beiser.
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High Principles
gitmo_welcome_thb.jpgTerry Walsh ’65 remembers saying, "You know, there is a moment in your life where you have to quit muttering and go do something." He signed up his law firm, Alston and Bird, to represent four Guantánamo detainees.
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Tea and Sympathy
gitmo_arrow_thb.jpgIn 2004, Sarah Havens '99 was a mere second-year lawyer, only a few years out of Georgetown Law School, when her firm elected to represent eight Guantánamo detainees.
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An Alternate Reality
davidrohde_thb.jpgN.Y. Times reporter David Rohde '90 discusses his seven months as a Taliban hostage.
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Wall Art
berlinwall_thb.jpgThe German studies department marked the twentieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and were given hammers to smash their facsimily in solidarity.
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Legends
achebe_thb.jpgBrown welcomed the famed Nigerian author Chinua Achebe, best-known for his 1958 work Things Fall Apart, to the faculty.
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Freedom's Guardians
vetsday_thb.jpgBrown remembers its war dead on Veterans Day.
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America's Mistakes
musharref_thb.jpgFormer Pakistani president Musharraf visits campus and advocates peace talks in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
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Stimulating Research
brownstimulus_thb.jpgBrown receives more than $31 million in federal stimulus funds. Here's how it's being spent.
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The Big One
wood_thb.jpgHistorian Gordon Wood lays out some suprising facts about our country's early history.
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Night Lights
nightlights_thb.jpgAn economist measures a country's prosperity by how many lights it burns.
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Recital
cello_thb.jpgCellist Martha Niemiec '10, was the featured soloist for a Shostakovich piece performed by the Brown University Orchestra.
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The Supreme Sacrifice

sacrifice_thb.jpg "If it is willed that I shall pay the supreme sacrifice, I hope that it will be in the same way, so there will be no suffering....," excerpt from a 1918 letter read at the Veteran's Day rememberance, 2009.

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Back to the Moon
moon_thb.jpgTwo scientists independently confirm the presence of lunar water.
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Veggie Hogs
ediblecars_thb.jpgThe quest for the edible auto.
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A Starter in Spirit

gottlieb_thb.jpg She might not have had the skills to star as a player, but Lindsay Gottlieb '99 is on her way to becoming an elite coach in women's collegiate basketball.

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Replay
pinkcrew_thb.jpgThe men's rowing team added pink to the school colors at the snowy Head of the Charles regatta, where it raised money to "Pull for a Cure."
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His Double Life
jihan_thb.jpgJihan Bowes-Little '02 is a London investment banker turned hip-hop artist.
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To Belong Is to Live
lispector_thb.jpgThe life and work of Clarice Lispector, one of Latin America's most revered writers—and one of the least known in the United States.
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Prized
edwige_thb.jpgThis fall, Edwidge Danticat MFA '93 received one of those phone calls from a stranger that ominously begin, "Are you sitting down?"
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A Real Fish Story
pebblewaters_thb.jpgFilmmaker Lauren Oakes '04 documents the fight between miners and salmon fishermen in Bristol Bay, Alaska.
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Shakespeare for Everyone
fiasco_thb.jpgHow six alums wowed New York audiences and critics with their stripped-down production of Cymbeline.
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Critic's Corner
rattle_thb.jpg They're loud, they're brash, and outrageously funky. The Revolutionary Snake Ensemble, led by Ken Field '74, has been reaping rave reviews.
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Read These Books
book1_thb.jpgA professor and an alumna are nominated for this year's National Book Awards.
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Advice
conversation_thb.jpg In his ongoing effort to help the black community, actor Hill Harper '88 has written two books of advice for young adults.
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Fresh Ink
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Since Last Time
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Game Day
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A 12-Step Program for Car Addicts
Twelve things you can do to loosen your vehicle's grip on your life.
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He Had Talent

A Farewell to Tom Korman '55.

 

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Smart Development
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Gifted Historian
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What Hip-Hop Teaches
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Library Love
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Too Much Info
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Arguing About History
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The Buzz Online
A summary of reader feedback posted at brownalumnimagazine.com
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