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Spring 2006 | Volume 29, Number 2 | Books & Film

Soundtrack to Saving a Marriage
The singer-songwriter, husband-and-wife team known as Over the Rhine cancelled their 2003 tour to save their marriage. Now their new album, Drunkard's Prayer, has become their most personal work yet.

Alumna’s Book Links Science to Pop Culture

Sophie Scholl: The Final Days Delivers Stirring Portrait

Student Film Captures Record Season, Award

It's difficult to find stories of hope in Johannesburg, South Africa, where the AIDS virus is devastating families and "feral" youth engage in reckless activity. But that is exactly what Gavin Hood has done in Tsotsi, his Oscar-winning film. When a young gangster steals a car and, unexpectedly, an infant, he finds himeself facing a test of conscience. Read Jeffrey Overstreet's review of Tsotsi, and reviews of other new and recent releases in Response onScreen.



Reflections on a Study Leave
President Philip Eaton reflects on his recent study leave: “Stepping back from it all makes me more grateful for this good place, its clear vision, and for the truly good people who make it all happen,” he says.

Shout of Reconciliation
Dr. John Perkins returns to campus for the annual Perkins Lecture Series, and two pastors unite two well-known Christian community development organizations.

Science Lesson
With more than $1.5 million in grants, physics and education faculty members are developing teaching strategies to better equip science educators.

By the Book
For an alumni couple living above a bookstore in La Conner, Washington, “The Next Chapter” is the best one yet.

Road to the Final Four
Led by Coach Hironaka, the Falcons finished their season in the top 10 nationally and earned a shot at a national championship.

My Response
Seattle Seahawks Head Coach Mike Holmgren shares the spiritual lessons of victory and defeat he’s learned from high school football games to Super Bowls.

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