editor’s choice

March 2019

What Eric Left Behind

I wish my husband could see how people remember him.

By

Karen Law

Essays

March 2018

Pennies for My Thoughts

I did it all for science and a little spending money.

By

Meghan Davis Mercer

March 2018

Secrets of Stradivari

I'm in love with an 18th-century cello. So I traveled to Italy to figure out how to make one just like it. Well, almost.

By

Harry Mairson

January 14, 2018

‘This Is Not a Drill’: Those 38 Minutes of Nuclear False Alarm

STANFORD senior writer Melinda Sacks was waking up in Hawaii when the missile alert came across her phone. This is what she went through.

By

Melinda Sacks

December 2017

Our Favorite Avatar

Could video games help our dad reclaim what he'd lost?

By

Vanessa Hua

December 2017

Moving In with Mom

What a partnership with two caregivers taught me about family.

By

Dave Iverson

September 2017

Sugar-Fixing Our Stress

How my wife and I shake it off in a kitchen across the pond.

By

Mark Otuteye

September 2017

Why I Won't Reject the Western Canon

Learning from both sides of my dual heritage.

By

Miguel Samano

September 2017

Re: The Thought Police

On college campuses, how do we achieve both civility and candor?

By

Eamonn Callan

July/August 2017

Our Family of Brothers

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

By

Terri Mitchell

May/June 2017

Don't Mess with My Mom

She's tiny, ferocious and trained in the art of deflecting life's blows.

By

Michael Copperman

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