Summer 2003 :: Contents ::
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
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