Hope for the thinning crowd

Back in 1992, when Dr. George Cotsarelis landed a research fellowship looking at cancer amidst scalp stem cells, he didn’t expect to stumble on a treatment for male pattern baldness.

Mr. Penn conquers Vegas

Whether he’s in the lab or in the gym, Balduzzi describes his ideal as a life that balances mind and body. “You can use your mind consciously, all day—every day—to change your body,” he says. “And it’s a very empowering process.”

Another Take on WikiLeakage

In the wake of the recent flood of US Government documents to WikiLeaks, David Jones C'63 G'64, a retired senior foreign-service officer in the US State Department, offered to write an essay on the matter for the Gazette.

Old Penn and After

Every so often, for one reason or another, I have occasion to look through old issues of the Gazette and its predecessor, Old Penn. I’m always fascinated, for reasons both contradictory and complementary.

Doing the Time Warp with Wax

The scene, Mangoes restaurant in Allentown; the time, Friday evening, October 29. The occasion was a Beaufest, honoring the late Beau Jones, the bassist for Wax who died this past September.

The Soup Speakeasy

If you have a hankering for a soupy Vietnamese treat, and it's a Monday, and it's the middle of the night, and you're on campus, check out the Pho Kings' Facebook page and follow your nose.