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.
The three members of We Are Scientists at a swimming pool
Friday, October 20, 2006
The twin roles of pop star and fashion plate are as fickle today as they were in 1964. However, that hasn’t stopped the trio of We Are Scientists from taking the plunge.
Closeup of a puppet's face
Tuesday, October 10, 2006
For puppeteer Alan Cook ’53, the finest things in the world come with strings attached.
Photos of Ernest Hemingway, Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi and Mother Teresa
Thursday, October 13, 2005
For psychologist David Keirsey ’47, there are exactly four types of people.
Cartoon of strutting sagehen
Saturday, January 1, 2005
This classic Pomona College Magazine story from the Winter 2005 issue, titled “Save the Sagehen,” offers everything you ever wanted to know about our beloved mascot.
NASA administrator Colleen Hartman ’77
Thursday, April 1, 2004
In this classic Pomona College Magazine story from spring 2004, NASA administrator Colleen Hartman ’77 makes the tough call to crash the spacecraft Galileo into Jupiter.
Mary Schmich in front of the Chicago Tribune Building
Thursday, January 1, 2004
How Mary Schmich ’75 became a journalist and the voice of Brenda Starr is a story of seized opportunities. Learn more in “Accidental Choices,” a classic Pomona College Magazine story from the Winter 2004 issue.

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