• Eddie Chambers, Destruction of the National Front, 1980. Collage, four panels, each 14 x 12 inches
    March 31, 2006
    Not long after Conservatives gained power in Great Britain under Margaret Thatcher, Eddie Chambers, a young, black art student, tore a print of the Union Jack into pieces and reassembled it in the shape of a swastika. The result was a powerful--and controversial--statement about what he saw as the appropriation of the country by racist ideologues.
  • June 1, 2005
    Simon: Off to camp
  • School for servers: Walton briefs wait staff on fine points of feeding 2,000. Les Todd.
    March 31, 2005
    The kind of nightmare that wracks the sleep of reunion organizers actually happened to Lisa Dilts. A few years ago, the tent for the 25th-reunion class was set up on a lawn that held an underground watering system.
  • Fire, before and after, Lyon County, 1992. Photo: Larry Schwarm
    March 31, 2004
    Every spring for as long as some folks in east-central Kansas can recall, ranchers--like Native Americans before them--set fire to vast areas of tall-grass prairie as a way of returning nutrients to the soil and encouraging new growth. For more than a decade, photographer Larry Schwarm, a professor at Emporia State University in Kansas, has documented this annual ritual.
  • January 31, 2004
    Krista Gates '03
  • "geezer" Delbert Tuell instructs volunteers. Jim Wallace.
    January 31, 2004
    Lauren Shea, a freshman from Fairfax Station, Virginia, has never met Ted and Kristen Katroscik of Durham. She doesn't know what they look like, whether they are tall or short, thin or stout, black or white. She doesn't know how old they are, whether they listen to jazz or bluegrass, whether they root for Duke or Carolina.
  • Phenomenal fans: brothers Terry, left, and Edwin Murray with some of their cache of comics Photo: Jim Wallace
    October 1, 2003
    For the record, Edwin and Terry Murray would probably not consider their childhood asthma anywhere near as debilitating as Daredevil's blindness or Iron Man's bad heart. Still the brothers' health was bad enough to restrict their activities and require weekly trips to the doctor. On the way home, their mother stopped at the neighborhood pharmacy and gave them each a quarter to spend.
  • Vitarelli, left, and Segall: environmental visionaries Photo: Les Todd
    June 1, 2003
    Justin Segall and Anthony Vitarelli are explaining what not to say if you are out to win support for a grassroots environmental movement--especially if, like them, you're a couple of sophomores trying to get the powers-that-be to take you seriously.
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