Short Feature

The Cost of a Cure

April 7, 2013 • 2772
Harriet, an 80-year-old woman in good health from Philadelphia, drove to the hospital in April 2010 for a routine procedure. She returned home from the hospital and soon began suffering spasms of pain and unpredictable bouts of diarrhea throughout the day and night. These symptoms continued — for over eight months — during which time »
Small Talk

What’s in a Name?

November 27, 2012 • 6662
When I looked up my soon-to-be suitemate Nicola Soekoe ’16 on Facebook before freshman year started, I found her profile brimming with photos from South African beaches and Brazilian clubs. I noticed that she was, strangely, wearing the same top in all of them. It was a plain T-shirt, with the bold lowercase words “i »