The Vital Thread of Tom Sugrue

In The Origins of the Urban Crisis and now Sweet Land of Liberty, Penn historian Thomas Sugrue has shattered the conventional narrative about the struggle for Civil Rights in this country. The new book was published on the same day a black man was elected president; still, says Sugrue, “We’ve got a lot of overcoming to do.”

Intelligent Designs

Three Penn alumni are making their mark on fashion with clothing and accessories that are both thoroughly functional and very easy on the eyes.


Learning from the Unexpected, The Bachelor Blues, and Swallowing the Holiday-Suicide Myth