November 22, 2000


Spreading the gospel

by Bill Paul

Thomas Faix '47 of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, actually gets a kick out of traveling overnight in blinding snowstorms to visit applicants who live in the upper reaches of Minnesota. "I get excited about interviewing," he says, explaining that it keeps him in touch with young people. It also helps him in the course he teaches at Moorhead State University on multicultural perceptions of education.

Trouble Shooting
Can John Thompson III '88 live up to the legacy of his first coaching mentor - his dad?

by Matt Golden

College hoops legend John Thompson and his Georgetown University basketball teams ran roughshod over the Big East conference from 1972--1999. During Thompson's tenure, the Hoyas won a national championship, reached the finals twice more, and maintained a consistent presence near the top of college basketball's rankings...