Contributors: Feb. 8, 1999

MARTA DORION has spent her last Saturday at the office, and though she may feel a sense of relief, the rest of us are feeling somewhat forlorn. In her 38 years with Time Inc., the last four as chief of reporters for TIME, Dorion stayed late on Fridays, arrived early on Saturdays and could be counted on the rest of the week to dole out assignments, advice and M&M's. Her efficiency and omniscience lent order to an often chaotic office. "Marta was involved in every step we took each week, from the reporting to transmitting pages to the plants. We're holding...

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