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Maddy and Ann
Fridays with Ann

by Maddy Feiner '17

Entering college four years ago, I was told I would be met with many different types of relationships: the changing relationships with my friends from high school, the formation of relationships with roommates and classmates at Ithaca, the evolution of my relationship with my parents who I would no longer see every day, and maybe even a relationship with the...

Park Scholars, chaperones, Tohono O'dom leader, Border Patrol officer, and filmmakers at the border
Senior Tucson Trip: Borders

by Kelli Kyle ‘17

The concept of borders has always fascinated me. The tendency to create a separate space for people, places and things based on perceived differences of what they are is so characteristic of being human. It can start as early as childhood – the peas can’t touch the carrots. A “keep out sign” must be boldly displayed on the bedroom door....

Senior scholars and director Nicky Koschmann at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Senior Tucson Trip: The Southwest

by Evan Sobkowicz ‘17


On Monday, we spent the day learning about the history, plants, and animals of Arizona at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. We also went on a hike near Gates Pass and got some great views of the desert and mountain ranges.

Getting a chance to spend time outside Tucson and learn about a whole new array of plants and animals was a...

Taylor Graham
Tales for the Nephews and Seeking the “Crooked Path”

By Taylor Graham, Emerging Media

At the conclusion of his seminal text, Desert Solitare, famed conservationist and inveterate bad-boy of the West, Edward Abbey, had a hope for his readers: “May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.” The moment I came across those...

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