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December 2020

Change Is Crucial, and Slippery

What a sea cucumber taught me about survival.

By

Amber Wong

Essays

May 1, 2020

Call to Action: Write a Personal Essay

Tell us those true stories you’ve been meaning to share.

By

Jill Patton

May 2020

Life Cycles

A beachside bike path led me back to the Farm.

By

Dorothy Chin

March 2020

Tales from the Garden and the Sea

Undergrad fiction writers master the art of the speed-read.

By

Jill Patton

March 2020

My Buddy System

Making new friends the awkward way.

By

Mei-Lan Steimle

March 2020

Grace for the Grasshopper

How my students showed me the flip side of an Aesop's fable.

By

Elizabeth Wallace

December 2019

Just Our Luck

Reflecting on life’s randomness after a dire diagnosis.

By

Dave Iverson

September 2019

Home Free Home

My on-campus housing was free and the envy of my friends. Then the weather changed.

By

John Church

July 2019

This Is Only a Test

A successful author takes a second shot at the GRE, 40 years after the first.

By

Martha Freeman

July 2019

The Meaning of Mongolian

After my name, it’s probably the most special thing about me—and it’s used as a slur in Europe.

By

Yanichka Ariunbold

May 2019

Spiked!

Leland Stanford and I have one thing in common: railroad troubles.

By

Chuck Fulkerson

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