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  Sierra Magazine
  September/October 2008
Table of Contents
 
  COOL SCHOOLS:
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Hot Jobs to Chill the Planet
Talk of the Quad
Eco-Dorms
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The Inkwell Takes on the Oil Well
September/October 2008

Periodic oil shortages, and the resulting pain at the pump, have been a fact of American life for nearly a century. —Collected by Carol Fryday


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Cartoons, from top: Darling Wildlife Society; Robert J. Day, copyright the New Yorker Collection from the Cartoon Bank; Ed Arno, copyright the New Yorker Collection from the Cartoon Bank; Matt Davies/the Journal News (Westchester, New York); Robert Ariail/the State

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