Latest issue: CAM 72


Reinvigorating the art of the spirited essay, CAM - the Cambridge Alumni Magazine carries intelligent, stimulating and informative features and a fiendishly difficult prize crossword*.

This issue's highlights include:

  • Exam nightmares: CAM investigates the dreams that can linger long after Tripos
  • My Room Your Room: Sarah Dunant (Newnham 1969) revisits the room she last saw over 40 years ago
  • We had a ball: William Ham Bevan uncovers the highs and lows of organising a May Ball
  • How the bicycle got its spokes: How did we get from the Penny Farthing to Kevlar tyres? Lucy Jolin investigates

Didn't see your letter in print? Our online letters section provides additional space to publish your letters to the editor.  

Try out the online crossword* where you can complete the puzzle and email your solution all in one place.  

Do you still dream about exams? Share your stories with us via Twitter or Facebook and use the hashtag #examdreams

*Crossword erratum

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About the Cambridge Alumni Magazine (CAM)

The University's award-winning alumni magazine

CAM brings together the best of Cambridge thought and debate. Published three times a year, it carries the latest news and alumni events from the University, intelligent, stimulating and informative features and a fiendishly difficult prize crossword.

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We are always delighted to receive your emails and letters.To write to the Editor, email, or write to CAM, Cambridge Alumni Relations Office, 1 Quayside, Bridge Street, Cambridge, CB5 8AB, UK. Please clearly mark your letter or email ‘for publication' if you are writing to the Letters page.