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A Special Issue

Essayist Noy Thrupkaew on the "delicious" sin that can undo clothing — and entire lives. Plus: advice from the News-Letter's sex columnist, the uncomfortable legacy of Japan's comfort women, and more...

The ubiquity of food — in hospitals, laundromats, symphony halls — is feeding Americans' rotundity, writes anthropologist Sid Mintz. Plus: "Crazy Legs" Conti on competitive eating, reclining dining, and more...

Rosemary Mahoney takes hammer in hand to transform her hovel into something Roland Park grand. Plus: coveting the Joneses' genes, an aria to jealousy, and more...

In a letter to his third-grade teacher, true-blue Baltimorean Gil Sandler makes a stirring case for civic pride. Plus: Homewood's grounds crew finds its "zone," leading the way in cosmetic surgery, and more...

Nostalgic musings on a long-gone mango tree by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Plus: keeping U.S. workers off the disabled list, Charles Carroll Jr.'s "strange spirit of procrastination," and more...

Writer Cari Lynn braves the trading pit at Chicago's "Merc." Plus: CEOs on the mountaintop of entitlement, Jeopardy's millionaire, and more...

Through gritted teeth and with clenched fists, Wayne Biddle ponders white-hot rage as the glue of democracy. Plus: cracking teen armor, talk show hosts who are mad as #@$#!, rage that's heartfelt, and more...

  Wholly Hopkins

Wholly Hopkins: Matters of note from around Johns Hopkins

Sports: Jays take home NCAA Division I title

Peabody: Sirota says good-bye to Baltimore

Community: Chess is cool in city schools

Public Health: Speaking their language

Engineering: But don't drink the water

International: Pee-wee ambassadors

Homewood: Security's former Secret Serviceman

Technology: A new way to test older drivers

Wholly Hopkins:   Syllabus | Investigations | Academese | Forever Altered | Here & Abroad | Bottom Line | Vignette | Up & Comer | Findings | JHUniverse | Vital Signs


Jays Take Home NCAA Division I Title
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Contributors to the September Issue
The Big Question
Editor's Note
Alumni Notes and Awards
Alumni News
A Perfect Season


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Magazine, September 2005

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