Arts & Culture

Amie Villiger Harris in front of a 1,450-pound pumpkin

A Spectacular Pumpkin Artist

“The bigger, the better—and smooth” is Amie Villiger Harris’s definition of the perfect pumpkin. She compares finding her ideal orange canvas to the scene…

Illustration of boy wearing red hoodie

Out in the Heartland

It was Thanksgiving when Sheldon Raisor, BS’10, came out to his parents as gay. They didn’t take the news well. If he wanted to…

Illustration of Yoshito Kawahara

Surviving Heart Mountain

Following the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, Yoshito Kawahara, PhD’79, and his family—because they were of Japanese descent—were forced from their…