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May13, 2009

Vol. 109, No. 13

Alexander Bonnyman, as pictured in the Nassau Herald and below, in an official Navy publication honoring Medal of Honor winners.

Issue in doubt

After 65 years, a Princeton family has guarded hope that a loved one’s remains might come home

Published in the May13, 2009, issue

On paper, the November 1943 battle for Tarawa should have been no contest. An atoll in the Gilbert Islands about 2,500 miles southwest of Hawaii, Tarawa stood at the gateway of the U.S. “island-hopping” drive through the central Pacific toward the...Read more
Steve Fallon ’76 leads a class on Hamlet at the South Bend Center for the Homeless.

Homer, Hobbes, and hope

Steve Fallon ’76 teaches the classics to homeless people, who understand the struggles central to the world’s great books.

Published in the May13, 2009, issue

Here’s a question of the tantalizing would-you-rather variety: If you could live on an island with the most beautiful man or woman in the world and never die, or you could go home, knowing that doing so meant you would suffer and eventually die, which would...Read more
CURRENT ISSUE: May13, 2009