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Switching from the draft to a volunteer army has made marketing key to recruitment over the last three decades.  By Karin Fleming ’09

“Take the Army’s 16- month tour of Europe” is the headline that accompanies a photograph of a 20-something American man...

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New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof shares horrific stories of the Sudanese genocide to spur response. by Karin Fleming ’09

The photo is of the skeletal remains of a teenage girl. Her hands are still bound at the wrists and twisted behind her back; her body is still crouched in the ditch...

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Filmmaker Byron Hurt brings a critical eye to the music form.
by Chelsea Theis '08

At 30 years old, after spending 15 years as a violence prevention educator, Byron Hurt moved back home. He wanted to become a filmmaker, and without an income he needed to depend on his parents’ largesse. Six years later the fruits of...

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Tibet’s head of state and spiritual leader offers campus a lesson on “training the mind.”
by Liz Getman ’09

A group of meditating Tibetan monks knelt on stage, framed by a throne-like platform covered in dark red pillows and gold silk blankets. Their voices rose in a deep and sonorous chant that...

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