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FEATURES

On the Wings of Diesel
In Pakistan, no truck is considered complete until every surface is covered in elaborate artwork representing both sacred and quotidian themes. By Jamal Elias

The Wild, Wild Web: Amherst Artifacts on eBay
If you’re looking for unusual memorabilia from the Fairest College, the free-market free-for-all of eBay offers a rich hunting ground. But be careful, as you may be bidding against the college itself. By Samuel Masinter '04

The Subtle Art of the Suburban Page-turner
A profile of best-selling writer Harlan Coben '84. By Karen Fox '91

The Decision of a Lifetime
The story of an alumnus who decided to accept a life-threatening medical condition and face death on his own terms. By Chalmers Roberts '33

Faculty Profile
Rose Olver, L. Stanton Williams '41 Professor of Psychology and Women’s and Gender Studies.

DEPARTMENTS

College Row
Jide Zeitlin '85 elected chair of Board of Trustees—Residential Master Plan update—In memoriam: Prof. Antonio Benítez-Rojo—An ambitious First-Year Seminar—Interterm activities—Dean's Days. Also: From the Folger and Verbatim.

Letter from the President
Plans for the future.

Sports
Beau Kretzman '05, hockey hero. By Tanner Lipsett

Amherst Creates
Yali's Question—Waiting for Birdy. Also: Short Takes.

What They’re Reading
Judith Frank, professor of English.

From the Archives
The hurricane of 1938.

Letters
Gary Taylor's lost years—Ethnicity—Scalia as pariah.

Johnson Chapel Associates

  Jide Zeitlin
Jide Zeitlin '85 elected chair of Board of Trustees



Letter from the President


Decorative eye painted on Pakistan truck
On the Wings of Diesel

 
 

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