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Taking Democracy Door to Door

By Bruce Watson As one of 1964’s youngest Freedom ?Riders, Chris Williams, today a College staff member, helped shape Civil Rights in America. Chris Williams devotes his days to making the College’s buildings flow and function. As assistant director for architectural services, he rattles along access roads in his blue pickup truck, stopping to check

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Squash with Street Cred

By Rob White, photos by Peter Freed A sport long associated with a tiny subset of America’s elite helps to change the lives of inner-city kids. “Tony? Hey, Tony! They’re here, man.” Dozens of them—middle school and high school students—pour into the locker rooms of New York City’s Stephen L. Green StreetSquash Community Center on

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Beyond the Reading Group

Invisible Man is a daunting book. It’s daunting in terms of the complicated questions author Ralph Ellison raises about race, culture and society. In terms of how the book addresses universal themes such as invisibility, opportunity, self and community. In terms of i ts place in history, published just before the dawn of the modern Civil

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The CDE at 50

His association with the Center for Development Economics spans the better part of its existence. Now Steve Lewis ’60 shares his perspective on the program’s first half-century. Economics professor Jerry Caprio ’72 once gave an exam with a question that began: “Suppose you are the advisor to the prime minister…” One of his students, a

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