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A collection of photos from the parade and more.
Alumni Weekend 1997

A passion for Tarot cards drew Stuart Kaplan into a lifetime of collecting. "The Collector"

Harvey Finkle's documentary photography of Philadelphia's homeless. "Urban Nomads"

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F E A T U R E S
Cover Photo The West Philadelphia Story

"And Still I Rise"
Nursing professor, Penn alumna, and West Philly native Loretta Sweet Jemmott is teaching at the school she thought she couldn't get into and helping the people she wouldn't leave behind.

Bagels & Big-Haired Women
How a former denizen of West Philly and New York's West Side found happiness in the real West--Texas.
D E P A R T M E N T S From the Editor
Getting Along

Letters
In support of food trucks, recognizing community service, Alumni Weekend notes.

From College Hall
A new model for progress in West Philadelphia.

Notes From the Undergrad
Great bakeries, naked bathers ... and time for self-reflection. By Lee W. Bailey.

Gazetteer
Residential system overhaul ... Biology professor wins Kyoto prize ... "Are your hands clean?" ... Marketing the Generation-X ice cream ... Welfare reform: what went wrong ... National Constitution Center ... Entering a society in harmony.

Sports
A dramatic turnaround for women's soccer. By Noel Hynd

Off the Shelf
In praise of immigration. The Other Americans. By Edward B. Shils

The Alumni
Comings, goings, appointments, promotions, accolades, and other personal news

Alumni Profiles
A more in-depth look at some of Penn's outstanding alumni.

Obituaries

Classifieds

Pennsylmania
Cryptic Crossword, by Brit Ray


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