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Towards Justice

By Julia Munemo When asked about his work helping low-wage workers, including undocumented immigrants, receive proper payment for the work they do in this country, Alexander Hood ’02 is unequivocal. “People should be paid for their work,” he says. The Denver-based nonprofit legal organization Towards Justice, which Hood co-founded with friend Andrew Schmidt, provides legal

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Geosciences Across the Curriculum

With a $10 million NSF grant, Cathryn Manduca ’80 is working to infuse undergraduate curricula with a better understanding of the planet.

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Geoscience Across the Curriculum

With a $10 million NSF grant, Cathryn Manduca ’80 is working to infuse undergraduate curricula with a better understanding of the planet.

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Kathryn Stack, Mars Rover

By Julia Munemo It’s 2 o’clock in the morning, and Kathryn Stack ’08 groggily fastens the leash to her dog’s collar and heads out into the Pasadena darkness for a walk. When she gets home, she eats breakfast and packs her lunch. She’s thinking about tomorrow, when this whole process will start at 3 a.m. And the day after,

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Gangster Squad, Based on the Book By Paul Lieberman ’71, Now In Theaters

The movie Gangster Squad, based on a nonfiction book of the same name by Paul Lieberman ’71, is now playing in theaters across the country. The movie and book tell the story of a real-life, covert unit of the Los Angeles Police Department created after World War II to crack down on Mickey Cohen and other

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Chris Murphy ’96 Sworn in as U.S. Senator

Congratulations to Chris Murphy ’96, who on Jan. 3 took the oath of office to become Connecticut’s newest U.S. senator. Murphy, 39, is the youngest member of the Senate and replaces Joe Lieberman, who retired at the end of last year. Murphy joins fellow Eph and Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Udall ’72 of Colorado, who

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