William Kamkwamba ’14 brings a new kind of energy to campus.
By JENNIFER WULFF ’9612 min
Slowing Down Time
Photography professor Virginia Beahan brings an old-school technique and a rare sensibility to her craft.
By Judith Hertog6 min
The Reluctant Luddite
Pulitzer-nominated author Nicholas Carr ’81 is a net user of the first order. But he believes his brain is paying for it.
By DIRK OLIN ’818 min
The Unbelievable Truth
Decades ago, thanks to a clever alum and a popular showman, a bizarre collection of oddities arrived at the College museum. The only thing stranger than the relics is the curious tale of how they got here.
A Sobering Reality
A recent grad who drank little as a student explains why the administration alone will never change the College’s drinking culture.
By Owen Jenmings ’117 min
ON THE JOB
The WNBA’s new president is intent on expanding the league’s fanbase—and thinks she has the players to do it.
By Ralph Wimbish8 min
Rider on the Storm
In 1961 the civil rights movement arrived at a critical juncture in Jackson, Mississippi. James Breeden ’56 was there.
By Michael Gillis ’124 min
The Devil and Dan Club
The old tale of a compact with Satan forges a compact of friendship—and promises kept.
By Jim Collings ’846 min
Blades of Glory
When the 1992 heavyweights reunited to prep for last year’s Head of the Charles, it was just like old times. Sort of.
By Berit Campion '967 min
Rich Man, Poor Man
Students in a public-policy sociology course who think they can end poverty face a more pessimistic reality.
By Judith Hertog5 min
Was it a requirement that the faculty in 1886 sport beards and look stern for the camera?
“This is the Right Fit”
New dean of the College Charlotte Johnson brings her unique blend of legal and academic experience to Hanover.
By Lauren Vespoli ’136 min
America Is Queer
The country wouldn’t be possible if not for the role played by the many women and men who did not conform to conventional gender expectations.