Eric McFadden ’77 with coins
Wednesday, October 1, 2008
As one of the world’s top dealers in ancient coins, Eric McFadden ’77 holds history in his hands on a daily basis.
Richard Nixon campaigning for president beneath a banner that says "NIXON'S THE ONE."
Monday, April 14, 2008
Sixty years ago, Steve Zetterberg ’38 lost to Richard Nixon in the local Democratic (yes, Democratic) primary for U.S. congress. What if he had won?
Latino students protesting in Los Angeles during the 1960s
Saturday, April 12, 2008
In the 1960s, Julian Nava ’51, the first Latino elected to the Los Angeles school board, found himself in a precarious spot after thousands of students walked off East L.A. campuses in the Chicano Blowouts.
Layne Mosler ’96 in a taxi in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Sunday, January 27, 2008
In search of the best cuisine in Buenos Aires, food writer Layne Mosler ’96 yields her destiny to strangers.
people looking up at skyspace
Tuesday, January 1, 2008
The new on-campus Skyspace by James Turrell ’65, titled “Dividing the Light,” brings together people from all walks of life for a shared sundown ritual of watching the sky.
Grayson Schaffer ’01 in a kayak in front of ice wall
Tuesday, January 1, 2008
Outside Magazine’s Grayson Schaffer ’01 is looking for a few impossible photos.
A watercolor of Bridges Hall of Music by Milford Zornes
Tuesday, January 1, 2008
Artist Milford Zornes ’34 has always observed nature, but at the age of 100, he had to rely on sketchbooks and memory. Learn more in “A Conversation with Nature,” a classic Pomona College Magazine story from the Winter 2008 issue.
Author Richard Preston ’76 wearing a helmet and climbing in the upper branches of a tree
Tuesday, October 30, 2007
Author Richard Preston’76 always asks what people were thinking, because “in a moment of high drama or tension or fear, people will remember.”
Vikram Chandra ’84 on a street in India
Tuesday, October 23, 2007
Despite a million-dollar advance for his new novel, author Vikram Chandra ’84 says it’s still about the writing.
A seasonal worker picking coffee beans in Panama
Monday, January 1, 2007
How do you grow the best coffee in the world? For Price Peterson ’58, the answer was a mixture of experience, inspiration and luck.