Anita Lo

After Annisa

On the eve of her famed restaurant’s
closing, chef Anita Lo ’88 contemplates
the transition ahead.

“The Journey Was the Exciting Part”

Compass CEO Robert Reffkin ’00, BUS’03
on creating his own path to success,
from Rude Boy to real estate.

Class of 2017, “Know Your Power”

The Class of 2017’s big day in words
and photos; plus Real Life 101 from
humor writer Susanna Wolff ’10.

A woman in three-quarter profile with leaves overlaid

Exposing a Buried Past

Photographer Daniella Zalcman ’09
sheds light on a dark time in
Canadian history with her award-
winning project, Signs of Your Identity.

Issue Masthead

Volume 44 Number 4
Summer 2017

Editor-in-Chief
Alexis Boncy SOA’11

Executive Editor
Lisa Palladino

Deputy Editor
Jill C. Shomer

Associate Editor
Anne-Ryan Heatwole JRN’09

Forum Editor
Rose Kernochan BC’82

Contributing Writer
Shira Boss ’93, JRN’97, SIPA’98

Art Director
Eson Chan


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