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The Vital Thread of Tom Sugrue
In The Origins of the Urban Crisis and now Sweet Land of Liberty, Penn historian Thomas Sugrue has shattered the conventional narrative about the struggle for Civil Rights in this country. The new book was published on the same day a black man was elected president; still, says Sugrue, “We’ve got a lot of overcoming to do.” By Nathaniel Popkin

Ultimate Fundraising Championship
Philanthropy at the end of a fist. Grad students beyond thunderdome. Chin-rattlers. Brain-shakers. Welcome to Fight Night. By Trey Popp

Intelligent Designs
Three Penn alumni are making their mark on fashion with clothing and accessories that are both thoroughly functional and very easy on the eyes. By Aaron Short


©2009 The Pennsylvania Gazette
Last modified 4/30/09

Volume 107, No.4
Cover Photograph by
Chris Crisman C'03


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