Alumni Essay

May–June/13

Wayne Scott, AB’86, AM’89, knows from painful experience that an A is not a scarlet letter around here—an F is.

Mar–Apr/13

A scholar reflects and confesses.

Mar–Apr/13

Memories of professor Richard Stern from a student and friend.

Jan–Feb/13

What's in a keyword? Mark Athitakis, AB’95, turns a critical eye on how the Library of Congress and the New Yorker classify fiction.

Nov–Dec/12

Alex Lickerman, AB’88, MD’92, explains how to construct an indestructible self.

Sept–Oct/12

The pitfalls of writing, from a junior thesis to a Star Trek history.

July–Aug/12

During the Cultural Revolution in China, my father was declared a traitor, and my mother was imprisoned by the Red Guards and repeatedly coerced to divorce him.

July–Aug/12

Mike Michaels, X’61, explains how he was a fly on the wall in the creation of the greatest song in the history of rock and roll.

May–June/12

When Sadie Stein, AB’03, finally read the fourth installment in her favorite young-adult series, she was pleasantly surprised.

Jan–Feb/12

Harriet Heyman, AM'72, finds herself in acrobatics.

Nov–Dec/11

For a once-shy guy, singing karaoke reflects a social transformation toward a new bold attitude.