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From the President, 2
Alumni News, 25
The Way We Were, 44

Cover Story

8 Leading From The Front
It is not surprising that when Harry Reid speaks,
people listen. What may not be so well known
is that he speaks fondly of his early memories of
the Reno campus.


14 Exploring the Andes
A near lynching, poisonous snakes and
avalanches have helped develop the discipline
and "specialty" that Sean Savoy says mark true

15 Think First!
For bioethicist Barbara Thornton, there's a
tremendous difference between ethics and
law. When the two collide, she wants people
to think before laws are passed.

17 A Sense of Purpose
A sense of mission and a desire for service are
growing priorities among Nevada students.
Two of them now know the rewards. A third is
just beginning his voyage of exploration.

38 Pack Track
The Wolf Pack men's basketball team saw the
sights on a 15-day trip to Italy. The boys in blue
also won four of their five games.

45 Investing in Nevada
Philip Satre's influence on the gaming
landscape is both profound and enduring.
His friends and associates have endowed a
chair to ensure that the legacy will be shared.

On the Cover
Harry Reid holds a long association with, love for
and support of the University of Nevada, Reno.
Photo by Jeff Ross.

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