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November / December 2002
One Man's War on Terror
Does Steven Emerson '77, '77 A.M. know more than the FBI about the terrorists among us?
Window of Opportunity
(from American Jihad)
A Piece of the Dream
For 200 years home ownership has been a milestone of social and material success in America. A historian traces the evolution of an idea.
With Far from Heaven, director Todd Haynes '85 peers behind the veneer of the fifties.
Screaming in Unison
Forget the teams on the field. When it comes to enthusiasm and school spirit, Brown's cheerleaders can't be beat.
Despite last season's winning record, the men's basketball team won't be happy until the Ivy championship is within reach.
Learning to Learn
This year's new freshmen-only seminars give students an up-close-and-personal look at academic life.
Books on Tape
Sunday-morning historian Geoffrey Wawro.
Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Sex
Jeffrey Eugenides's new novel takes place in the middle ground between male and female.
Growing Up too Fast
New books for young readers.
A young-adult novel breaks all kinds of barriers.
Tony Horwitz learns why no one in Niue likes white people.
Who's Dressing Mom?
Liz Steinberg Lange '88 designs stylish clothes for pregnant women.
Ties That Bind
Brown changes to early decision and finds itself out on a limb
The pros and cons of making amends for slavery
First Day Back
New students and new administrators at this year's Opening Convocation are evidence that change is in the air
Badge of Safety
Making it easier for campus police to fight crime
Taming the Unruly Beast
The endowment faces a bear market and comes out on top
On the Cusp
Reflections of a semi-post-graduate road-tripping sojourner.
Graying with Gandalf
A lifelong love for the only really interesting story that doesn't contain sex.
Studying what motivates people to cast their ballot may reveal why so many others stay home.
For Better Student Posture
From the March 1936 BAM
Getting On with Things: Dave Zucconi '55
Making life with cancer as full as it was before.
See Johnny Learn: Mel Levine '61
An author's best-selling advice on raising your kids.
Paper Shredders, Beware!: Sam Buell '87
The man who busted Whitey Bulger and Arthur Andersen sets his sights on Enron.
Head of the Class: Justine Stamen '92
After the murder of two friends, a young woman turns tragedy into hope.
In The News
Alumni in the Headlines
Farewell: Harold Seidman '34, '35 A.M.
The Human Dimension
Farewell: Stanley Greenberg '50
The Soul of the New Machine
Farewell: Bob Wallace '71
Two new Ivy rules have coaches worried about the future of the league.
A Clean, Well-Lighted Place
A new look - and a new name - for Meehan Auditorium.
60 Seconds With...
Jaya Agrawal '97: Crusading Medical Student
2006 by the Numbers
Highlights of the smartest class ever - until next year
Laura Linney '86 in Wild Iris
New titles from Brown authors.
Leading by Example
Activist Derrick Bell urges students to pick their own causes and fight
Since Last Time