July/August 2000

July/August 2000 ISSUE

The Last Great Newspaperman'

He hunts, surfs and rides a Harley. But Otis Chandler made his name turning his family's Los Angeles Times into a journalistic powerhouse. The paper's sale this spring marked the end of an era.


The Last Great Newspaperman'

Holding On

The Drinking Dilemma

The Vexing Legacy of Lewis Terman

Poet Provocateur

Eastside Story


The Medical Mystery Tour

Calling 'All Peace-Loving Peoples'

Making a Scene

One of the Few

Columns and Departments

That Would Make a Good Story

A Castle in Spain

Who's Who

Letters to the Editor

Algorithms Al Fresco

Sleuthing in San Francisco

Cardinal Numbers

Finding My Inner Russian

Century at Stanford

It Was the Best of Times

Confessions of an Anti-Mom


The Pajama Princesses of Pop Culture

Diamonds Aren't Forever

It's Not Exactly a Stanford Education'

Make Food, Not War

Tune In, Turn On and Gas Up


I Was a Teenage Author

From a Cosmic Coincidence, a Partnership


One for the Record Books



For Provost, a Logical Choice

The Profs Behind the Pols

The Law School Signs a Top Free Agent

Head of the Class

Stanford's Slice of the Start-Up Pie

Is Back Pain All in Your Head?

Tribal Rites

The Class of 2000 Exits Smiling

The Five Frosh -- All Grown Up

Inquiring Minds

Testing the Alternatives

Now It's Up to the Voters

Campus Notebook

Look Who's Talking

A New Trial Brings New Hope

So Many Recruiters, So Little Space

Every Spring, Voting with Their Fees


What's in My Backpack?

For Alumni Volunteers, Star Treatment

Sex, Lies and Undergrads

Shelf Life

Let Us Prey

No Jacket Required

Book Blurbs

Diary of a Child Anorexic

Stanford Bookstore Bestsellers


Serving Up Three Championships

After 66 Years, They're No. 1

Sports Notebook