"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."
"White Grinnell College van is sitting out front, bass thumping. It’s good to have the college students back in town."
“At its best, teaching is an expression of hospitality and healing. I teach my students as I would teach my children.”
“I like the person I’m becoming here. #grinnellcollege”