Alumni Essay

Jan–Feb/15

Baseball writer Christina Kahrl, AB’90, found acceptance as a trans woman in the sports world.

Nov–Dec/14

Noah Berlatsky, AM’94, uncoils the rope that ties Wonder Woman to traditional male superheroes and to Twilight’s Bella.

Sept–Oct/14

Lisa K. Harris, AB’82, MBA’84, learns to let go when her daughter leaves for the College.

Sept–Oct/14

Susie Allen, AB’09, recalls the human drama and sitcom qualities of the Reg’s One True Floor.
July–Aug/14

Steve Cicala, AB’04, takes the time to honor his unlikely but generous mentor Gary Becker.

July–Aug/14

Dorothee E. Kocks, AB’78, found dignity in humility after her career dropped out from under her.

May–June/14

Benjamin Recchie, AB’03, is the very model of a modern Gilbert and Sullivan Savoyaire.

May–June/14

Kenneth Burns, AB’93, AM’03, finds the South welcoming to him and his partner.

Mar–Apr/14

Leslie Maitland, AB’71, recalls her role breaking the story of the real Abscam, which inspired the “terrifically amusing satire” American Hustle.

Mar–Apr/14

Nissa Rhee, AB’06, surveys the legacy of war with American veterans returning to Vietnam.

Jan–Feb/14

Edward Tenner, AM’67, PhD’72, considers what “an informed life” means in the information age.

Jan–Feb/14

Arika Okrent, PhD’04, lists the reasons why the listicle is a popular literary form.