Vista:  Fall 1997, Volume 2, Number 2
Poison-eating Bacteria
Poison-eating Bacteria

A Winning Equestrian Program
A Winning Equestrian Program

Putting Frankenstein on CD-ROM
Putting Frankenstein on CD-ROM

Campus News: The Class of 2001, the Plan for 2003
Campus News: The Class of 2001, the Plan for 2003

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Illustration by Nikolai Punn
First Year Out - The Class of '96 Gets Their Show On The Road


Summer was fine. We were supposed to be away from campus. Then September came and we asked, 'What's going on?'" Three months out of college, Rebecca Frank ’96 and her classmates realized they were not going back - to friends and talks at 3 am, to dinner waiting after a long day in the lab, to rooms with views of green lawns and trees, to milk-and-cracker study breaks and calendars packed with meetings and papers to write - to the familiar routines of Mount Holyoke.

The class of 1996 was out in the real world, adjusting to new jobs and graduate schools, men in the workplace, rent payments, and trash-strewn city streets. One year later, ten ’96 alumnae compared notes on how well Mount Holyoke prepared - and did not prepare - them for life beyond the gates by Mary Lyon Hall. (Continued)

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