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Acclaimed and unsettling, Blackfish is a high-water mark for documentary filmmaker Gabriela Cowperthwaite '93. What does its success bode for her career—and what will the fallout be for SeaWorld?
With a resume as a playwright, director, actor, and professor, the late Omar Paxson '48 created enough memories to sell out a lifetime of Summer Drama Festivals. Still, his greatest legacy may be his inspiration
David Wigglesworth '50 M'53 and Keegan McChesney '16 forge an unlikely friendship in Seattle—thanks to a decal
Remembering former trustee Dave Roberson '63 and tradebook buyer Dennis Johnson
A 1963 grad reflects on a reluctant 50th reunion
Facts and figures pertaining to all things Oxy
Words worth repeating from Convocation speaker Charles Fishman, education reform critic Diane Ravitch, and professors Martha Ronk and Stuart Rugg
Prosthetics specialist Stefan Knauss '88 aids Diana Nyad's epic swim; documentary filmmaker Marcel Ophuls comes in under two hours; and more
As a national conversation emerges, Oxy refines its approach to sexual misconduct with new policies, resources, and programs
Oxy's largest residence hall gets a new name in recognition of the generosity of David Berkus '62, wife Kathleen, and the Berkus clan
With bold colors, reimagined interiors, and 21st-century technology, Johnson Hall and Johnson Student Center reopen to new possibilities
Terry Kitchen '81 revisits Boston's underground music scene looking for the Next Big Thing
Paul Clark Newell Jr. '58's ties to eccentric heiress Huguette Clark fuel a New York Times best-seller
Readers' notes on Beatrix Farrand, History of Civilization, and the legacy of The Bucket
Building Out From Within