January | February 2012

Feature

The World According to Neel

Cover Story

Time Out

THE DAM INTERVIEW

Jim Kim

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Feature

The World According to Neel

With a zigzag career path that defies convention, Neel Shah ’05 goes from faking it as a gonzo journalist to making it as a television sitcom writer.

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Cover Story

Time Out

Whether studying abroad, working for the U.S. Supreme Court or fending off cockroaches: One term away from campus can make all the difference in a college career, as these life-altering stories from alumni attest.

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THE DAM INTERVIEW

Jim Kim

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IN MEMORIUM

R.I.P.

Remembering the best and verse of Harold “Rip” Ripley ’29, a class secretary for the ages and the ageless.

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CLASSROOM

Digital Dilemma

Students tweeting during a lecture? Laptops on or off? When it comes to wi-fi in the classroom, professors have no easy answers.

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MUSIC

Rolling Up the Rug

When eight non-music majors hit the jazz scene in the 1950s, they found themselves in the swing of things, on campus and off, body and soul.

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Sports

Gap Year

Can you say “coach of the year” in French? For Patrick Turcotte ’95, pas de problème.

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Continuing Ed

Victoria “Tory” Rogers ’83

A pediatrician on kids and obesity

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