The Guru of Gotham

Mike Wallace ’64 is the “radical historian” behind the Pulitzer Prize-winning chronicles of New York City.

Star Search

Rebecca Oppenheimer ’94 studies some of the oddest objects in the universe.

The Core Curriculum’s Second Century

How the experience of the Core will evolve for today’s — and tomorrow’s — students.

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The Kitchen Magician

Greg Rales ’12 is mixing up “big, maximalist” flavors at Red Gate Bakery.

Issue Masthead

VOLUME 48 NUMBER 2 WINTER 2020–21

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
Alexis Boncy SOA’11

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Lisa Palladino

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Jill C. Shomer

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Anne-Ryan Sirju JRN’09

FORUM EDITOR
Rose Kernochan BC’82

CONTRIBUTING EDITORS
James C. Katz ’72
Alex Sachare ’71
Thomas Vinciguerra ’85

ART DIRECTOR
Eson Chan

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