It wasn't Doug Archibald's first teach-in. At Cornell University in the 1960s, Archibald, then a young politically liberal (and to some, radical) English professor, was a regular at panel discussions on the Vietnam War. In April, in his last semester at Colby before retirement, he organized another teach-in, this time on the war in Iraq.
Comment and reminiscence regarding the Korean War; the Arey murals revisited; tragedy of eating disorders; Cleveland reaches out; Bither's legacy; amen to "real" diversity.
Gleanings from the campus newsletter, FYI;
a little bit of LeWitt; British take on gift from Bob Diamond '73; Coffin back in the fieldhouse; Archibald children give back; media mail missive from Copenhagen; no smoking in the residence halls; hi Mom in North Dakota; loads of lobster; Sadoff talks to scientists.
Reporter Brian MacQuarrie '74 is back at the Boston Globe after being "embedded" with combat troops in the Iraq War. MacQuarrie reports on his war-time experience.
Women's crew is the flat-out best Division III team in the country.
Roundup of the spring season.
College pulls plug on senior "tradition" of swimming across Johnson Pond; two students take the plunge.
New at the Helm
Colby's Randy Helm takes over presidency at Muhlenberg College.
Colby and President William Bro Adams figure prominently in Reclaiming the Game, a book about the impact of sports on Division III colleges.
On Dry Land
Linda Greenlaw '83, swordfish boat captain and bestselling author, speaks on books and boats.
One for Kasser
Jeff Kasser (philosophy) receives the Bassett Teaching Award.
Environmental Studies project takes hard look at College's emissions, finds solution in "offset" system.
Wit and Wisdom
What we're saying and where we're saying it.
Tracy Schloss '03 brings together a true South End coalition.
Elementary, my dear...
Members of the Class of '03 land two Watson fellowships, one Fulbright.
Changing of the Guard
Archibald, Hogendorn, Rosenblum, Sanborn, Sweney, Wescott retire from the faculty--and look back.
On James and Jennifer
Jennifer Boylan's (English) bittersweet memoir, She's Not There, traces her journey from man to woman.
A New Chapter
Jenny Boylan (English) speaks about her memoir, being transgendered, where her writing goes from here.
A Master of a Drummer
Jordan Benissan (music) shares Beautiful Music from West Africa.
From our shelf to yours.
Reunion, Through the Lens
A photographer's eye catches the images of reunion '03.
Roman Dashawetz '70
Deanna Cook '88
Cooking the Books
Peter Sekulow '90
Carolyn Szum '01
Staff Sergeant J.J. Lovett '96 & Sergeant Eric Anderson '98
Thomas Curran '02
The Other SARS Epidemic
John Hughes '02 on SARS in China, and the hysteria.