Linda A. Cicero

Looking for serenity, beauty or a heart-thumping workout, devotees of the Dish area have made it one of the region's most visited recreational sites. But it wasn't always so. A short history and loving tribute to the Farm's backcountry beacon.

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    Man in the Middle

    He shepherded Stanford through its most turbulent period, taking on protesters while also embracing progressive causes. First as provost, then as president, Richard Lyman, who died in May at age 88, was the right leader at the right time.

  • Kathleen Kinkopf

    Hearing the Voice of God

    Tanya Luhrmann spent years observing and interviewing evangelical Christians who profess personal encounters with God. What she learned sheds new light on what happens to the faithful during prayer.