Back Issues
Cheaters
CEOs cook the numbers. Baseball players take steroids. Students buy term papers online. With cheating easier and more tempting than ever, professors are beginning to wonder whether it's a problem on the rise.
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The Code
What's cheating and what's not
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Coming Home
Roadside bombs and rocket-propelled grenades have produced more nonlethal wounds in Iraq than any other U.S. war. Now a group of Brown researchers is using new technologies to help the seriously wounded resume their lives.
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The Wounds No One Can See
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After the Sea Left the Land
In the months since the December 26 tsunami killed at least 300,000 people in southern Asia, people worldwide have rallied to aid the countries devastated by the tragedy. The BAM asked alumni, students, faculty, and staff: what did you do?
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Itches and Scratches
The yearnings that writing and teaching fulfill.
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Girl Power, Fully Loaded
What do a lesbian crime-fighter movie and a Disney-classic remake have in common? Director Angela Robinson '92, that's what.
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A Rake's Progress
Is it possible to write a fresh sitcom? Austin Winsberg '98 thought so.
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When Simon Met Liman
A Hollywood vet and a novice screenwriter fuse romance and action in what they hope will be this summer's stylish cinematic splash.
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Stupid Human Tricks
Jacques Bailly '88: To spell correctly, a good memory is never enough.
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Coming and Going
How campus life makes you long for home - and vice versa. [Student POV]
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Science's Loss is Journalism's Gain
Gareth Cook '91: Too impatient for the lab, he just won a Pulitzer.
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Spring of Freedom or Desert Mirage?
A conference assesses the recent apparent outbreak of democracy in the Middle East.
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60 Seconds With...
Mark Porter, chief of police
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Dollars and Sense
What kind of an education do you get for $41,770?
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Molly's Prizewinning Pie
Some seniors win scholarships to study law or biology. Molly Birnbaum won one for cooking school.
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Doing Something
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TR's Biggest Fan
John A. Gable '72 PhD
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Worst-Case Scenario
A short film stresses the importance of doing your legal paperwork.
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Life in Space
The changes that cause evolution are taking place now on Mars.
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Brain Drain
Researchers link low levels of insulin in the brain to Alzheimer's.
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The Last Muckraker
Seymour Hersh delivers in person.
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The Handoff
After conducting a national search, the University found its new athletic director right on campus.
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Remembrance of Foods Past
Proust had it backward: it's the memories that conjure up the madeleines. [Alumni POV]
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Mommy Fearest
Why upper-middle-class women make particularly conflicted mothers.
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The $1,000 Pie
Molly Birnbaum's award-winning recipe
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A Journey Without Maps
A College Hill idealist arrives as an aid worker in Liberia and struggles to save his ideals.
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Data Points
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Fresh Ink
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Mail Room
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Critic's Corner
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Obituaries
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In the News
Alumni in the headlines
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