General

Exaptation

He waits on the corner of Mission and 21st. Their third date. He wears a black shirt, blousy around his paunch. He mentioned in a text that he had ten pounds to lose, though his online profile stated he couldn’t date anyone who was even a little overweight. Well, she...

Our Great American Shame: Gun Control

Every time I travel abroad, I am reminded of the immense power of American status, culture, politics and influence. American culture is inescapable and despite the stereotypes of a “dumb American tourist,” the actions of the world show that they are truly impressed...

Katha Contest First Place: Alcatraz

The tour has not even started in earnest and Priya already regrets coming. The ferry slicing through the surf towards Alcatraz Island is stirring the first waves of nausea in the pit of her stomach. Tourists crowd one side of the ferry, jockeying for the best pics of...