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Growing up in a small town in British Columbia, Canada, Darcy Evans ’18 MFA A&A discovered his lifelong love of musical theater in high school, first appearing onstage in a production of Fiddler on the Roof.
Gary Wesley Hayman ’74 Lib was a star receiver and return man at Penn State who, his family says, was thrilled to play in the 1973 Sugar Bowl and the 1974 Orange Bowl. He went on to play two years for the Buffalo Bills.
Poet Miguel Algarín’s Zoom memorial service included a chat that led to a solo chant, then an audience participatory chant that morphed into a foot stomp. The December service drew 500 people and featured music and poetry readings.
Community volunteers in Parker, Colo., knew Irving Lowell Buck ’56 Agr as the guy who’d do things like muck out the barn for a non-profit therapy group connecting horses and children with disabilities.
When campus support staff at Minnesota’s Carleton College went on strike, math professor Seymour “Sy” Schuster wouldn’t cross the picket line. But he knew students needed his course, so his class met in a dorm basement.
Barbara Linshes Weisberger ’45 Edu spent nearly her entire life in the world of American ballet. In 1934, at the age of 8, she had the honor of being the first child George Balanchine taught at his School of American Ballet.