Alumni News

Mogelson '05 Pens Cover Story of NYT Magazine

Luke Mogelson’s investigative exposé on the alleged murders of three Afghan civilians by U.S. soldiers appears on the cover of the May 1 New York Times Magazine. Recently discharged from the National Guard, Mogelson was one of 10 writers out of nearly 1,900 applicants this year to receive the prestigious Wallace Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University’s creative writing program.

Journalist Luke Mogelson ’05 penned the Nov. 17 New York Times Magazine cover story about Afghan and Iranian migrants attempting to reach Australia from Indonesia by boat. Mogelson and a photographer embedded themselves on the dangerous 200-mile voyage across the Indian Ocean, which has claimed the lives of more than 1,000 refugees.