ON THE COVER 118
With two failed attempts at the New York bar exam behind him. John F. Kennedy Jr. bides his time, working out and having fun. But, hey, John, that next test is just 10 weeks away. Maybe it's time to start cracking those books!

UP FRONT 56-70

Sheridan, Ark., is in shock after four teenage boys kill themselves in five weeks

Only in showbiz do Jimmy Stewart, Brooke Shields, Sly Stallone and 172 other celebs add up to a Night of 100 Stars

After 138 years, Mills College will admit undergraduate men, and the women don't like it one bit

Their town consumed by the Kilauea volcano, the people of Kalapana, Hawaii, wonder what's next

An all-star chorus-including Randy Travis and Lou Reed—pays tribute to John Lennon

Jocks 73
In college lacrosse, there's never been anyone like Gary Gait—unless it's his twin brother, Paul

Saved 76
Abused by a brutal owner, a dog named Champ begins a peaceful new life

Move 80
Ken Girouard has fans flipping over his Fruit Flops

Winners 105
After losing both legs in the '70s, Jim Byrnes succeeds on TV and the blues circuit

Wedding 111
It's a g'day indeed for Paul Hogan and Linda Kozlowski

Pages 112
Ready to remarry, Judy Belushi writes the final chapter on her life with John

Style 127
J.C. Joseff's fake jewelry gives leading ladies glitter

Trouble 130
Those Bart Simpson T-shirts earn TV's rottenest kid the bum's rush from school

Tube 133
Olivia d'Abo, The Wonder Years' flower child, is dating John Lennon's son Julian

To The Top 139
Feminist comic Jenny Jones wants to turn your club into no-man's-land for a night

On The Job 143
Looking for respect in the rock world, France turns to Bruno Lion

Earth 145
In Las Vegas, where the Mojave Desert Tortoise is up against the developers, smart money favors the tortoise

Screen 149
Actress Jenny Seagrove finds love with director Michael Winner—and success as The Guardian's nightmare nanny

Voices 153
After eight years. Bob Newhart and Mary Frann are shuttering TV's Stratford Inn

Sequel 159
Looking for love in the wrong places cost Richard Martin $5,000; then romance dropped into his mailbox

Happy 162
TV host Kathie Lee Gifford and hubby Frank welcome a special guest, baby Cody

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 13
STYLE WATCH 51
THE INSIDER 55
PASSAGES 108
STAR TRACKS 116
CHATTER 166