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October 1994
Volume 58, Number 1

Feature stories:

Finding the First Farmers

Fragments of flint uncovered during an archaeological dig in Syria more than 20 years ago led to new theories about the beginnings of agriculture. A Yale scientist who was present at the find is still learning from the experience.


And the Bands Play On

The antics of the Yale Marching Band at football games tend to overshadow what the same musicians play off the field, a repertoire that ranges from Glenn Miller to Paul Hindemith.


Dimensions of Dying



In Print

From the Archives



College Comment

Light & Verity
+  donations speed renovations at the Law School, Branford College
+  a new trove of Bach & Co.
+  Roy Lichtenstein “takes” Science Hill
+  Broadway’s rebirth
+  debating a “gay” sacrament
+  a wall-sized portrait for Casa Cultural Julia de Burgos

Out of the Blue


News from Alumni House

Old Yale


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