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With Clancy Gone, Health Services Down But Not Out; VP: Contract Woes Hinder Finding a Successor (p. 1)

Wireless at Last: Service in Place in Library, Commons, and Other Sites (p. 1)

CUNY Tightens Admissions Standards for Senior Colleges (p. 1)

From the Editor’s Desk: It Can’t Happen Here: Or Has It? (p. 2)

Graduate Center Technology: New Computer Blitz for Library, Computer Labs (p. 3)

Dispatches from the Front: Learning Teaching Excellence (the Hard Way). Rachel Porter (p. 6)

Adjuncting: Towards Adjunct Empowerment. Carl Lindskoog (p. 6)

Grad Life: On the Other Side of the Table Now. Joe Sramek (p. 7)

Attention New Students: Eat Thai Noodles…And Other Things Nobody Told Me When I Started at the Grad Center that I Wish Someone Had. Daniel D’Arezzo (p. 8)

Student Chartered Organizations & Clubs (p. 9)

The Adjunct Project (p. 9)

Masthead (p. 2)

Letters (p. 2)

[Re: Nikhil Bilwakesh’s Book Review: To Set This World Right: The Antislavery Movement in Thoreau’s Concord by Sandra Harbert Petrulionis.] Donna L. Lybecker, Ph.D.

Nikhil Bilwakesh responds.

Book Reviews

Passionate Politics and the Politics of Passion. Reviews of The Political Brain: The Role of Emotion in Deciding the Fate of the Nation by Drew Westen (Public Affairs, 2007) and Whose Freedom?: The Battle Over America’s Most Important Idea by George Lakoff (Picador, 2007). Jonah P.B. Goldwater (p. 10)

The Artist as an Old Man. Review of Dark Reflections by Samuel R. Delany (Carroll & Graff, 2007). Lavelle Porter (p. 14)

Theater Review (p. 16)

Postmodern Pastiche, Via Euripides. Review of Iphigenia 2.0 by Charles Mee, directed by Tina Landau. Frank Episale.

Music Review (p. 17)

Sublime, Not Beautiful. Review of Paul Bley, Gary Peacock, and Paul Motian at Birdland. Mark Schiebe.

Film Reviews (p. 18)

Power Unbound. Reviews of “No End in Sight,” directed by Charles Ferguson, and “Manda Bala” (“Send a Bullet”), directed by Jason Kohn. Tim Krause.

News from the Doctoral Students’ Council (p. 19)

Introducing the 2007-8 DSC Steering Committee

Focus on the Library Committee

Important Dates

Who is the DSC?

Ways to Get Money from DSC

Coffee Hour!

The Back Page (p. 19)

Look Who’s Teaching at CUNY? Matt Lau.

Ask Harriet. Harriet Zanzibar.

Announcements / Advertisement

Web Editor Needed. The Advocate (p. 2)

O’Reilly’s Restaurant and Tavern (p. 3)

Feeling Tortured by Writer’s Block? Rose McAloon, Ph.D. (p. 3)

Video Vision: A Conference for the Changing Culture of Social Science Research. Sponsored by the Environmental Psychology Ph.D. Program (p. 5)

First Adjunct Project Meeting of the Semester (p. 6)

Don’t Submit. Contribute. The Advocate (p. 7)

Panel on Teaching Excellence. The Adjunct Project (p. 8)

Mé Bar. La Quinta Inn (p. 11)

Labor, Resistance, Revolution: A Film Series. Presented by The Advocate and DSC Adjunct Project (p. 13)

Asian American / Asian Research Institute. 2007 CUNY Forum on Buddhism: Peace & Mind; AAARI 6th Annual Banquet, Caribbean Asians: The Journey Continues; AAARI Language Corner; Evening Lecture Series (p. 14)

Subway Sandwiches (p. 15)



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