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In this issue's John Harvard's Journal:
This Was the Year - Images of Commencement - Honoris Causa - A Taste of the Talk - Martha Minow: The Uses of Memory - Neil L. Rudenstine: Challenges to Come - Alan Greenspan: The Value of Values - Commencement Confetti - Living Wages - Radcliffe's Rebirth - Merger of the Century - Community Policing - Hemorrhage at the Teaching Hospitals - Human Rights, Front and Center - Undergraduate Advising Examined - Big Doings at Widener Library - University People - Brevia - The Undergraduate: Saying Good-bye - ROTC Resurfaces - Friendships Forged in Strenuous Rivalry - Springing into Sports

Wielding a wicked yo-yo, left, Suzanne M. Miller '99 of Lowell House and Potomac, Maryland, enters the fellowship of educated persons.

Other accessories brandished during the festivities were water bottles urging "Clean Water for All," hoisted by candidates from the School of Public Health, handcuffs by the young lawyers, flags of many nations by the multinationalists from the Business School, inflated surgical gloves by the doctors, fruit snacks by the dentists, and children's books by the educators.

Brett Berri, M.P.A. '99, of Jefferson City, Missouri. Degree candidates from the Kennedy School have learned not to throw red tape into the air at Commencement. In the new world order, they throw globes instead. They also chanted "Tax and Spend, Tax and Spend," segueing into "K...S...G."

Cara S. Forster '99 of Cabot House and Kingwood, Texas, garlanded in orchids.

John T. Edsall '23, M.D. '27, of Cambridge, professor of biochemistry emeritus. Edsall joined the faculty in 1928 and made major contributions to understanding the physical chemistry of proteins, peptides, and amino acids, including red blood cell enzymes and proteins involved in blood coagulation. Here, he awaits the alumni procession.

President Rudenstine welcomed 441 doctors of philosophy into the "ancient and universal company of scholars," among them Jennifer Kotilaine, Ph.D. '99, of Cambridge, whose field is music. She brought along son Henrik, 15 months, who appears to have academic aspirations. Photograph by Stu Rosner

Kristin Gore '99, of Dunster House and Washington, D.C., between her parents, Mary ("Tipper") and Albert ("Al") Gore Jr. '69, LL.D. '94 (in his thirtieth-reunion year). At left is Karenna Gore Schiff '95, of New York City. With Sarah Gore a rising junior in the College, Harvard hasn't seen the last of these proud parents. The Second Family, despite the inevitable nimbus of security forces, did a good imitation of ordinary folks and was only a little molested by the press.

A mortarboard is an irresistible blank canvas for the creative. You may inform passersby that you "Need a Job" with a taped message on its top, for instance. Joel Pollak '99, of Skokie, Illinois, adorns his with aluminum-foil antlers as a loyal member of Dunster House, which bears the heads of three stags on its shield.

Dueling lenses. Jessica Tardy '99, of Pforzheimer House and Palmyra, Maine, videotapes a press photographer.

Olivia Ralston '99, of Cabot House and Memphis, gives a lift to Housemate Enmi Sung '98, of Flushing, New York, presumably not all the way from the Quad.

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