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July/August 2004
Volume 67, Number 7

Feature stories:

July/Aug 2004 cover  

Edge of Greatness

For a year and a half, Yale fencer Sada Jacobson has focused every moment of her life on a single, consuming goal. This summer in Athens, it all comes down to a few furious minutes.



Lux, Veritas, and Sexual Trespass

In a New York magazine article this spring, Naomi Wolf ’84 charged that Yale fails to take sexual harassment and sexual assault seriously. The Yale Alumni Magazine investigates Yale’s policies.



The Place Where Ecology Was Born

Seventy years ago at Linsley Pond, a Yale biologist named G. E. Hutchinson started research that has changed the way we think about nature. Today, his scientific heirs are picking up where he left off.



Commencement 2004
President Bush dropped by (but couldn’t stay), Willie Mays tossed his mortarboard into the crowd, and Dean Brodhead took his final bow.



from the editor

Presidential debates: readers respond to our take on Bush, Kerry, and Yale.

light & verity
+  new medical school dean
+  a new home—but no contract, yet—for Yale police
+  a shoe store is reborn

Writer’s writer comes to Yale; newsmaking judge joins the Corporation.

scene on campus
A window on the architecture world.

q&a: rick levin
Yale and the poor.

Getting blue; the cost of layoffs.

arts & culture
Two Tonys for a one-man show; on the playground; seaweed; ten-dollar art.

where they are now
A tennis tycoon gives back to the game.

aya update
A gathering of alumnae kicks off the AYA’s new assembly format.

old yale
Blues in paradise.

sporting life
From DKE to the NFL.

news from alumni house

last look


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