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Tasting the Gold
sac.lead.thumb.jpgShe has been a world champion. In one year competing for Brown, she rewrote the Ivy record book. Now gymnast Alicia Sacramone 10 has her eye on a medal at this summers Olympics in Beijing.
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How Brown Turned Me into a Right Wing Religious Conservative . . .
feat.newkling.thumb.jpg... and why I'd still send my kids to college there.
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Tough Love
feat.Rod.web01.jpgEric Rodriguez 08 grew up avoiding gangs and drugs in Los Angeles. As a young man, he served in Iraq. How he ended up at Brown is a story of luck, determination, and an unconventional kind of smarts.
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The World According to Sebby Lane
a+c.web08.Trees.jpgA haunting debut novel about perception, memory, and the arc of grief.
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Laura Linney
a+c.web02.Savage.jpgCraving a little baby-boomer black humor in the dark days of winter? Check out Laura Linney 86 in The Savages.
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All in the Family
elms.web05.table01.jpgBrown commissions a table handcrafted by a furniture maker whose ancestor cofounded the University.
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Opening the Doors
elms.web01.Widmer.jpgCan the John Carter Brown library be more than a haven for specialized academics?
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Just Let Them Play!
a+c.web07.Chuda..jpgA historian appraises the bicycle-helmet generation and their coddling parents.
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Trading Fast Tracks
a+c.web05.Gross.jpgDavid M. Grosss career speeds into control.
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Beyond Apple Pie
a+c.web03.Cooking.jpgVermonts bounty inspires fine cooking and reading.
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Deconstructing a Genre
a+c.web01.Jump.jpgJumper, a collaboration between Doug Liman 88 and Simon Kinberg 95, adopts sci-fi formulas only to turn them on their heads.
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Still Going
sports.paterno.thumb.jpgAfter fifty-eight years at Penn State, Joe Paterno ’50 enters the College Football Hall of Fame.
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Replay
sports.womensbball.jpgLooking at women's basketball
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Bitter End
sports.web01.Britner.jpgAfter a perfect Ivy season, the mens soccer team stumbles in the NCAA tournament.
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Women's Hockey
sports.womenshockey.jpg[Replay]
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In Defense of Plagarism
elms.web03.Cohen1.jpgEthicist Randy Cohen expounds on the difference between artful imitation and outright theft.
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Premier Primaries
elms.web04.earlyvoters.jpgAre New Hampshire and Iowa really the best states for picking a president?
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Landmines
elms.web02.White.jpg Landmine Survivors Network (LSN) executive director Jerry White ’86 recounts how a landmine blew off his lower right leg while he was hiking in Galilee during his junior year at Brown.
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Forget Harvard
elms.web06.admiss.jpgHow Brown could benefit from the end of early admissions elsewhere.
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Critic's Corner: Glenn Kessler
a+c.web06.Kessler.jpgIs Condoleezza Rice’s staunch support of George W. Bush’s foreign policy a matter of political opportunism or something else?
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No Baby Doll
finally.web.doll.jpgThis little Zapatista is a lesson in politics.
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The Czar of Transfat
classes.web04.fries.jpgWhy Big Brother wants to save you from your own gluttony.
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A Cut Above
classes.web05.barber.jpgYou want a scotch and a shoe shine with your trim?
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Green Graveyards
classes.web02.Ellen.jpgShe wants her body to keep the land going.
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Railroad Artist
classes.web03.Farley.jpgUsing tile, she connects travelers with Americas past.
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American Tastes
The Diva of Cool (November/December) certainly validates H. L. Menckens observation: Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
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Charcoal Peanuts
What a treat to read The Panicked Persons Holiday Gift Guide (November/December). As I usually have most of my Christmas shopping done early, I found the guide more a catalog of adventures than of gifts. So many different alumni, from all eras, have pursued their own passionsto fantastic effect.
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Swearer's Wisdom
Reading the finally article on Howard Swearer in the November/December issue reminded me of his closing remarks at the June 1990 weeklong seminar at Brown on the collapse of the Soviet Union.
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Did He Really Say That?
You report that Lee Silver, in rebutting Francis Fukuyamas argument that every evil that bioengineering might be able to eliminate has its good, picked bipolar disorder as a counterexample (Playing God, Elms, November/December).
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Fresh Ink
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Game Day
Recent highlights from Brown sports
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One-Liners
Brown goes international.
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Blurred Vision
Blurred vision and perception
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HPV and Cancer
New research about a common strain of the sexually transmitted HPV.
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Randy's Way
Mail Room
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More Randy

Thank you for the article on Randy Pausch, as well as for all the other informative and inspirational articles youve published over the years. The morning after reading that piece, I watched Randys entire lecture online, then ordered two DVDs of it, one to give to the high school where I taught until retiring two years ago.

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A Long Way, Baby
Here & Now
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