Winter 2014

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The Sand Creek Massacre of Cheyenne and Arapaho people [“John Evans and the Sand Creek Massacre,” Campus Life, page 8, fall 2014] is infamous among the horrific atrocities in U.S. history. May the efforts that have been made to bring out the story of John Evans and the early history of Northwestern be the start of a larger, important process of validating our University’s motto, ever before us: Quaecumque sunt vera, whatsoever things are true.
John Dotson ’72
Carmel-by-the-Sea, Calif.

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Class Note of the Day

Jeff Cohen ’97 of Middletown, Conn., a reporter for WNPR News, wrote Eva and Sadie and the Worst Haircut EVER! (Harper-Collins, 2014). The book is based on his interview with his two daughters, Sadie and Eva, after Sadie gave her little sister’s locks a trim. The interview went viral and gave Cohen material for a children’s book.

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