Essays

September 2018

10 Ways to ‘Get Involved’

By

Summer Moore Batte

Based on slightly exaggerated actual attempts.

Essays

September 2018

10 Ways to ‘Get Involved’

By

Summer Moore Batte

Based on slightly exaggerated actual attempts.

July 2018

Running Through Stop Signs

By

Susan Biggar

A Stanford student with cystic fibrosis sets off on a 65K — with an IV in his arm.

March 2018

Third Time's the Charm

By

Waka Takahashi Brown

Finding peace under a cultural magnifying glass.

May 2018

Man in the Mountains

By

David Hirning

Deep in the Cascades, my father's legacy lives on.

May 2018

Saying Goodbye to a Part of Our Past

By

Melinda Sacks

An Elegy for the 'O'

March 2018

Pennies for My Thoughts

By

Meghan Davis Mercer

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

March 2018

Secrets of Stradivari

By

Harry Mairson

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.

January 14, 2018

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

By

Melinda Sacks

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

December 2017

Our Favorite Avatar

By

Vanessa Hua

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

December 2017

Moving In with Mom

By

Dave Iverson

What a partnership with two caregivers taught me about family.

September 2017

Sugar-Fixing Our Stress

By

Mark Otuteye

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