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Forty reasons to love the woods

I spend my summers staffing at a wilderness camp based in Vermont. Along with several young girls and a co-staff, I lead canoeing and hiking trips located within the Northeast and Canada. While this isn’t an internship at Google, I honestly wouldn’t want anything else. I was a camper for nine years before starting on…

Rethinking duck syndrome

I write this article on Oct. 21, hardly a month since I began college on Sept. 20. Days simply float by, and I feel giddy, whether I’m observing bizarre dorm conversations or debugging code alone for six straight hours until 4 a.m. When people ask, “How’s college?” or “How are you?” I mean it when…