Back Issues
The Return of Julia da Cruz
She’s the kind of student-teacher every high school dreams of recruiting. But she’s chosen to stay in Providence, her home town, and work at one of the city’s most troubled schools.
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Almost Famous
As a major league pitcher, Brown dropout Bump Hadley won more games than any other Ivy Leaguer. But he’s best remembered for nearly killing one of baseball’s great catchers.
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The Artist of Politics
In December the New York State Supreme Court voided the convictions of the five young men sent to prison for the 1989 rape and beating of a young jogger in Central Park. Among those celebrating was city councilor Bill Perkins ’72.
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Books for Kids
Pat Street ’62
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The Sole of Protest
How Washington, D.C., became civil-disobedience central.
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Giving Voice to Jazz
A debut CD from a confident young vocalist and a trio recording by a pianist who’s used to working alone.
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Brazil’s Hardcore Hell
Welcome to a housing project ruled by rival drug gangs, where the children are barely bigger than the weapons they carry.
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Wonderful But Not Quick
A men’s basketball scoring record falls after thirty years.
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Getting Away from Too Many Almost-Wins
After twenty-three years, can women’s lacrosse be on the verge?
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Youth Attack
The men’s lacrosse team is driven—and raw.
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Farm Hands
Growing lettuce and carrots—one cell at a time.
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The Political Romantic
Cynical about politics? A student finds an ancient cure: a great candidate.
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Bear Necessities
When it comes to money, the University really prefers bulls
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Their Big Fat Greek Parties
Looking at sororities look over new rushees looking at them
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The Director’s Studio
A great filmmaker discusses the link between his art and his life
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The Doctor and the Mouse
Is it possible to teach future doctors online?
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Skip the Doorman
How to succeed in business by really really trying
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Wake-Up Call
A former Israeli prime minister addresses the war against terror
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Brown Always Came First
David J. Zucconi ’55, former executive director of the Sports Foundation, loses his final match—against cancer
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Rapping in Palindromes
Q&A: Rapper MC Paul Barman ’97 takes toilet talk to a new level.
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What Do Kids Really Want?
A Web site with tips on crushes, sibling rivalry, and surviving middle school.
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Critic’s Corner
Unmarriage, Best of 2002
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Marvel’s Marvels
A building is demolished, but its character lives on.
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A Man’s World No More: Phyllis Papani Godwin ’48
Flunking husband 101, but beating Home Depot.
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Co-opted into Government: Dorothy Njeuma ’66
Bringing higher education to an African homeland.
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From the Gridiron to the Pits: George Pyne ’89
Where the Ivy League meets NASCAR.
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The Will to Lead
Farewell: Marvin Bower ’25 
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A Class Act
Farewell: Victoria Santopietro Lederberg ’59, ’66 Ph.D.
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The CEO of Freedom
Farewell: Archie williams ’56
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Chief Confidant
Farewell: John K. McIntyre ’39
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The Dope on Hash
From the January 1932 BAM
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Game Day
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Beating the Odds is Only Half of It
When an accident damaged Peter Wegner’s brain, he was told he’d never be normal again
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Data Points
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Obituaries
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In the News
Alumni in the Headlines
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Fraternity Paddles Banned!
From the November 1937 BAM
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Fresh Ink
New from Brown Authors
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Since Last Time
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Mail Room
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