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 Sep 20 - 26, 2007 

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Happy Quinceañera

The Alibi turns 15

By Christie Chisholm

So what? Why now?

Those words were some of the first bestowed upon me when I started working at the Alibi as an intern three years ago. Then News Editor Tim McGivern sat me down on the gnarled couch in his (now my) office, turned down the Tom Waits bellowing from his computer and explained that every story worth telling answers those two basic questions: Why does it matter, and why does it matter right now? I’ve tried to apply that lesson to every story I’ve written since and, in that tradition, I’ll try to do it for this one as well.

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So Long (and Thanks for All the Fish)

By Steven Robert Allen

Bittersweet isn't my favorite flavor in the world, but sometimes you just have to swallow the pill and hope the effect will be a healthy one. Indulge me for a moment while I daydream about how I got to this point.

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Alibi Vital Stats

Mostly useless trivia about your favorite alt.weekly

Revised by Laura Marrich

Date of first publication of NuCity: Oct. 9, 1992

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Where Are They Now?

A noncomprehensive list of former Alibi staffers who moved on to bigger and better things

Compiled by Devin D. O’Leary

Simon Romero (Editor 1992-93) Andean Region Correspondent for the New York Times

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