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A THINKER AND AN ACTIVIST
Morehouse College’s third Rhodes Scholar plans to use his scholarly achievements to advance his personal commitment to improve conditions in developing countries.
by Monét Cooper

COMMENCEMENT 2003: AWASHED IN PAGEANTRY,
ACCOMPLISHMENT AND RAIN

Even rain soaked clouds and a muddy campus green could not
dampen the spirits of the 500 graduating seniors or the thousands of
family and friends who gathered for the 119th Commencement on
the Century Campus.
by Kenneth Rollins

137TH FOUNDER’S WEEK CELEBRATION
With names like Calvin O. Butts ’71, Peter J. Gomes and Yolanda Adams on the roster of speakers and performers, the 137th Founder’s Week Celebration was destined to live up to Morehouse College’s long-standing history of celebrating African American leadership in a way unlike any other institution in the nation.
by Vickie G. Hampton

THE GALA OF GALAS
Highlighting the Founder’s Week Celebration was this year’s “A
Candle in the Dark” Gala, an event that will certainly go down in
the annals of history as being the “Gala of Galas.”
by Michael K.Watts ‘92

MAYNARD THE MOREHOUSE MAN
Statesman, politician, civil rights activist, entrepreneur, father, husband – Maynard Jackson ’56 was many things to many people. Yet, no matter where he went, he made sure people knew he was a Morehouse Man.
by Lee R. Haven

d e p a r t m e n t s

INSIDE THE HOUSE
      Homecoming 2003
        Passages: Thomas J. Blocker ’74

ALUMNI NEWS
        Passages: Samuel Nabrit ’23

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