SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER 2018

SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER 2018

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FEATURE

“Look Students In the Eye”

COVER STORY

Game Changer

OUTSIDE

Mission to Xanadu

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FEATURE

“Look Students In the Eye”

Writer and professor Alexander Chee brings a novel approach to his English and creative writing courses.

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COVER STORY

Game Changer

A few years ago, coach Buddy Teevens ’79 looked like a goner. Then he reorganized his staff and started a radical experiment: no tackling in practice. That not only saved his job but transformed his career, his players—and the game of football.

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OUTSIDE

Mission to Xanadu

A classmate’s death inspires four climbing friends to venture where few have dared.

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TRIBUTE

The Zinger

Vincent Starzinger shaped many young minds and prominent careers.

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CLASSROOM

When Nations Collide

Students assess China’s threat to U.S. dominance in a course that keeps pace with current events.

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PERSONAL HISTORY

Buddha on the Water

A crew coach’s quiet confidence enlightens a novice rower.

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FEATURE

Reunions Sketchbook

Alumni return to campus in record numbers for a memorable 10-day stretch of parties, passion, and pyrotechnics.

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CONTINUING ED

David Shribman ’76

A veteran journalist on the Fourth Estate

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