September | October 2000

September | October 2000

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Cover Story

The Art of Darkness

Feature

Two Years Before The Mast

Feature

Commencement and Reunions: A Sketchbook

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Cover Story

The Art of Darkness

Reviewers use the word raw to describe poet Tom Sleigh. The Poetry Society of America uses another word: Genius.

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Feature

Two Years Before The Mast

When Heather Halstead ’96 fulfilled her dream of sailing around the world, she didn’t travel solo. Thousands of schoolchildren across the country joined her for the ultimate virtual field trip.

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Feature

Commencement and Reunions: A Sketchbook

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Feature

Fox Trot

What is it about a fox hunt that drives students, alumni and country-dwelling gentry out of their warm beds and into the cold, damp New England morning? Hint: It isn’t the prey.

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PERSONAL HISTORY

What is Perfect?

A former Rhodes Scholar reexamines the value of intelligence with a little help from her 5-year-old.

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OUTSIDE

He Hears the Call of the Wild

The head of outdoor programs may be retiring from his desk job, but not from the great outdoors.

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BIG PICTURE

The Polo Set

“How could you not love a game in which you spend half the time punching, kicking and grabbing your opponent underwater?”

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HISTORY

Shall We Dance?

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CURMUDGEON

Bring Back the Vox!

The new Berry Library might do well to consider reviving some of Baker Library’s lost traditions.

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CLASSROOM

Code of Life, Codes of Conduct

Students learn in “Genes and Society” that genetic dilemmas are not confined to the lab.

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Alumni N

Class Notes

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Continuing Ed

H. Carl McCall ’58

What I’ve learned since graduation

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