"A liberal arts education doesn’t just throw a lot of knowledge at you, it actually teaches you how to seek knowledge and use it to your benefit."
“Pretty sure I just witnessed a meeting of the Grinnell Illuminati.”
"‘My daughter’s mother and my mother’s daughter.’ Is that chiasmus or antimetabole?" #DemsInPhilly #geektest
"My fave Grinnellian is whoever wrote Mary Oliver’s poem ‘Wild Geese’ in the library basement bathroom stall. I think about that poem a lot."
Meeting with prof about their next tutorial and they’re like ‘I’m either going to teach about Calvin and Hobbes or bananas. The fruit.’
I wish people in the real world understood me like Grinnellians understand me.
“Even the innocent claim of being apolitical is, in the end, a ‘political’ stance.”
“As a writer, I am constantly collecting stories to use in my work, which I then return to these communities when I am doing public artwork. I feel like I, myself, am learning more about Iowa with each project I do.”
"Is something still considered open to the public if a ticket costs more than $1,000 per person? #Journo questions."
"Today in chem lab, we tested to check if our prof’s new ceramic mug had lead in the glaze. It did #applicationsofmymajor."