These eight columns were published as part of the special Commencement Issue for the Class of 2014.

DEFIESTA: Packing up Yale

DURNING-HAMMOND: The size of things

ARAGON: Sweetened apples

GONZALEZ: Love as an end

AWACHIE: Staying creative after Yale

MORRISON: Leaving New Haven

HOLMES: Incubating boiled eggs

STEPHENSON: Finding Yale’s promise