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On one of the most perfect Commencement and Reunion weekends in recent memory, College Hill teemed with some 2,200 graduates, 5,000 alumni, and untold family members and friends.
A Belief in the Possible
When Michael Bhatia ’99 was killed in Afghanistan in May, he was helping the U.S. military understand local hearts and minds. He died as he lived: devoted to making the world a more peaceful and just place.
Obituaries from the July/August 2008 issue.
A Great Loss
Flying The Flag
Debating The Debate
Global Warming Heat
Performance & Art
After serving jail time for dealing drugs, Andrés Idarraga ’08 lost his right to vote. He got it back and is now heading for Yale Law School.
Since Last Time
Can a pair of undergrads invade Heinz’s territory with a gourmet ketchup? Time will tell.
The Traveler Rests
The departing dean of medicine and biology looks back at four prosperous years.
His Year of Dating Vicariously
After his mother dies, Bob Morris ’82 finds himself pimping for his eighty-year-old father.
Forget Dr. Spock
After the success of his erotic Web site, Nerve.com , Rufus Griscom ’91 starts an offbeat site for young parents.
Before The Rock
Dethroning the Pilgrims, Tony Horwitz ’80 tracks earlier New World explorers.
Happy To Defer To Him
In his feature debut, The Wackness, writer-director Jonathan Levine ’00 casts Ben Kingsley as a shrink who trades advice for pot.
The author of Turtle Feet talks about being a monk, falling under India’s spell, and re-learning how to live in the West.
Nirvana Can Wait
A funny, smart memoir about coming of age in Dharamsala.
Assistant Coach Jesse Agel lands the top men’s basketball job.
They Raced Their Hearts Out—Again
The women’s crew brought in their sixth NCAA title, but they’re not taking anything for granted.
The mysterious Nigerian cult of twins.
Fathers and Sons
Can baby boomers make the kinds of sacrifices their parents did?