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Summer 2006 | Volume 29, Number 3 | Books & Film

Paradise Lost
In The New World, Pocahontas takes moviegoers on a spiritual journey some critics dubbed an overlooked masterpiece. Newly released on DVD, the film gives viewers another opportunity to see compelling performances in a poetic contribution to American cinema.

Wall Champions Acts’ Relevance

This month, Jeffrey Overstreet asks, "What do Robert Altman's A Prairie Home Companion and the popular Pixar movie Cars have in common?" Plus he'll review The Best of Youth, a film arriving from Italy on DVD. Click here to read his exclusive Response reviews.



Artful Advocacy
A student-led campaign called “reVISION” brings an outpouring of support for those with AIDS.

School’s Out
Four professors with 121 combined years of commitment to the University say goodbye to SPU and hello to retirement.

Living His Dream
Young alum Bryce Phillips has built successful businesses while advocating work-life balance for himself and his employees.

One for the Record Books
Falcon decathlete Chris Randolph became a two-time national champion while setting new SPU records.

My Response
A Class of 2006 graduate reflects on lessons learned in Havana, Cuba, and in a classroom visit from Edward Nixon — Richard Nixon’s brother.

Back-Cover Art
As Professor of Art Michael Caldwell retires, he shares a landscape from the Big Sky Country.

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