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On the cover: liberals and conservatives
Illustration by James Steinberg


From a dream and a plan, Skidmore’s new
music building took a giant step toward
realization, thanks to a history-making gift from the estate of trustee Arthur Zankel.


Both sides now
Politically minded students seek hard-hitting debate -- and a comfort zone

Athlete's foot
Varsity athletes show, and tell, how they keep a step ahead of the game

Gearing up for the 21st century
Skidmore's ten-year plan, and the fundraising to pay for it, are rolling ahead


Join the crowd. There's no telling what will happen. Reunion 2006

June 1–4

Have a blast • Hug your long-lost friends
Go back to class • Picnic on the green
Join the parade • Go out on the town
Dig the fireworks • Stay up til all hours

Come to Reunion. Just click here.


Skidmore quiz:
Who, what, when?


A love-hate relationship with LS 1 is no longer a universal first-year experience. Instead of taking LS 1, freshmen now choose from a range of small seminars—about Ireland, tsunamis, cigarette ads, robots, War and Peace, the ego, you name it… More to come in the spring Scope.

Sawdust in your soup? Skidmore’s dining halls are being radically renovated, but work areas are sequestered so that meal service can continue, dust-free, all semester. See the new design in the spring Scope.