The Mind of a Scientist

University Professor Dr. Richard Axel ’67
is on a quest for knowledge across
multiple disciplines.

Crisis Management

Immigration lawyer Jonathan Ryan ’00 is helping fractured families at the border.


Ones to Watch: The Lion’s Pride Honors

CCT and CCYA shine a spotlight on 13 inspirational young alumni.

Beto Opener

The Radical Authenticity of Beto O’Rourke

Is this the end of the road for the Democratic Party hopeful?

Winter 2018 Issue front cover
Issue Masthead

Volume 46 Number 2
Winter 2018–19

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

Art Director
Eson Chan

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