collections

Community

Our communities are among the most important ways we define ourselves and make an impact. They’re also vulnerable and subject to disruption. We explored communities within the Stanford family and how they’ve influenced our lives.

September 2018

10 Ways to ‘Get Involved’

Based on slightly exaggerated actual attempts.

By

Summer Moore Batte

November 5, 2018

What I Learned from 6 Incarcerated Teen Girls

A community of writers taught me a lesson about trust.

By

Shelley Ring Diamond

October 15, 2018

It Isn't Your Dorm, But It's OK

How do you make a space into a home? These alumni share their tricks.

By

Melinda Sacks

March 2018

Third Time's the Charm

Finding peace under a cultural magnifying glass.

By

Waka Takahashi Brown

May 20, 2018

In Moments of Stress, Take a Little Meme Time.

Students poke fun at college life.

By

Diana Aguilera

May/June 2017

Trouble at School? These Guys Have Your Back.

Worries, fears, struggles with college — resident assistants hear it all, and do their best to help.

By

Mike Vangel

September 2017

Why I Won't Reject the Western Canon

Learning from both sides of my dual heritage.

By

Miguel Samano

July/August 2017

Our Family of Brothers

When tragedy left us reeling, these men made sure we didn't fall.

By

Terri Mitchell

March/April 2017

The Believer

A minister devotes himself to Trenton's troubled youth.

By

Johann Calhoun

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