Julie Kafka ’12

Julie Kafka ’12 (“The Miracle of Zucchini,”), from Newton, Mass., is a global studies major with minors in environmental studies and geology. Interested in women’s rights, sustainable food, and environmental geology, Kafka is also a captain of Ultimate Frisbee.



Kirsten Weir

Kirsten Weir (“Boots On the Ground,”) is a freelance writer based in Minneapolis. She has a master’s in journalism from  NYU and writes about science, health, and the environment for magazines such as Discover, New Scientist, and Psychology Today.


David McKay Wilson ’76

David McKay Wilson ’76 (“Ink In His Veins,") is a New York-based journalist who writes regularly for magazines at colleges around the country, including Colby, Dartmouth, Columbia, Harvard, Stanford, and others.