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Memoir

A Need(le) to Live

By Steven Connors My ‘98 Saturn glided like a phantom through the neighborhood of identical, white townhouses. Jamie, a good friend of mine, had recently moved into the neighborhood with his family so I often […]

Memoir

First Encounters

By Heidi Biron   In America, we take diversity for granted. In some Western Chinese communities, like Sichuan, there is very little diversity. In fact, it is quite rare. As a Peace Corps volunteer in […]

Profiles

Living off the Land

By Chris Sanborn   WORCESTER – Three years ago Hawdi Fatemi found himself face to face with a 3-year old grizzly bear while fishing for salmon in Valdez, Alaska. Hawdi knew the bear well. He’d […]

Profiles

Samuel LaPoint

By Peter Starr There are four roommates sitting in a Worcester State University dorm. Three of them walk into the living room, ready to go out for the night. “Coming with us?” they’ll ask the […]