Summer 2003 :: Contents ::

[cover story]
A Death of Her Choosing
The weeks leading up to their mother’s planned final moments were filled with both anticipation and desperation for two Oberlin alumnae. Will Oregon’s controversial Death with Dignity law survive its newest challenge by the Bush administration?
:: by Todd Schwartz

Mother Midge
After 27 years of reunions, travel, campus politics, and an enormous amount of bicycle mileage, Midge Brittingham’s illustrious career as director of the Alumni Association is slowly winding down. Here, colleagues and alumni pay tribute.
:: by Michael K. McIntyre

The Chimes They Are A-Changin’

Musician Garry Kvistad ’71 fashioned his first wind chimes out of discarded lawn chair tubing, never imagining their status as a market leader within a few short years. Thanks to a unique tuning system and a musically trained staff, Woodstock’s melodious wind chimes have folks yearning for a windy day.
:: by Sally Parker