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July / August 2005
Out of Arkansas
The ivory billed woodpecker, as Audobon saw it.
Digging Up the Present
Archaeologists have long studied past cultures and civilizations. Now a professor of antropology is sifting through contemporary disaster sites to learn how our culture works today.
With a new athletic director in place, we offer a cheat sheet on the peaks and valleys of the past year in sports.
An Addict's Lament
When your order''s too complex for Starbucks, it''s time to junk the Joe.
Hold still, lion!
Robert Creeley, American Poet, 1926-2005
For members of the class of 2005, September 11 of freshman year forever changed the world they were preparing to enter. It also affirmed who they are and what they believe.
Images from Hell
April marked the thirtieth anniversary of the fall of Saigon
The New Organic
Louella Hill '04 is determined to bring better-tasting food into campus dining halls - while also cleaning up the environment and saving the family farm. Can she pull it off?
Ruth Hussey Longenecker '33
Raised in Liberty
The life and death of Robert "Dusty" Rhodes, who edited the BAM for twenty-two years.
Cut the Frat Party Scenes
Globalization comes to the annual Ivy League Film Festival.
Clinton Comes to Campus
The forty-second president discusses tax cuts, terrorism, and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Meditation on a Marker
The disappearance of a favorite highlighter sends a reader into a tailspin.
Adam Bock '89 MFA is writing stripped down plays for uncommon characters.
The Middle Ages Go Electronic
David Hahn '78 writes lyrical chamber music one day, postmodern political protest songs the next.
Classic Style, On Camera and Off
Interior designer Alexa Hampton '93 joins the boys on This Old House and Find!.
Sally Satel '84 MD says America's obsession with feelings is creating a nation of wimps. Her critics say she''s a right-wing zealot.
A Cowboy Crooner Returns
Skip Gorman's fiddling and yodeling take city folk as close to a frontier campfire as most are likely to get.