David Bradley's award-winning "Passion Play at Mt. Pisgah" tells the story his childhood struggle with race and religion.
A passion for Tarot cards drew Stuart Kaplan into a lifetime of collecting. "The Collector"
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F E A T U R E S
At Home in a New Place
In this teacher's class, English as a Second Language is as much about social interaction as sentence structure. By Bobbie Green Scheff
Hoop Dreams Can Come True
Just ask Matt Maloney and Jerome Allen, two former Men's Basketball stars now making their way in the NBA. By Noel Hynd Plus: A road trip West with the current Penn team.
Reports from three University Museum archaeological digs, in Syria, India, and Belize.
D E P A R T M E N T S
From the Editor
A puzzling Phenomenon
A broken streak, age discrimination, more on violence
From College Hall
A Penn National Commission studies how to "re-civilize" society. By Judith Rodin
Notes From the Undergrad
The best laid plans ... take too long. By Randi Feigenbaum
Greek system for the 21st Century ... Searching for self in the MUD ... African-American activism 1990s-style ... 56 years later, a lightweight football championship ... Will Boomers go bust in retirement?
Off the Shelf
From boy to (angry) man and beyond. By Ben Yagoda
Comings, goings, appointments, promotions, accolades, and other personal news.
A more in-depth look at some of Penn's outstanding alumni.
Cryptic Crossword, by Brit Ray
Cover art by Harvey Finkle.