Here’s a question I get asked a lot as editor-in-chief: “Why are you doing this to yourself?” This question usually comes up when I mention another 3 a.m. layout night, last-minute scramble for articles, heated email from an alum or dire financial situation. In those moments of a
Isabel Tessier '19
Ask Diane Saltoun ’84 what’s motivated her 30-year long career in government and public service, and she’ll give you her response with no hesitation: “you can feel good about what you do.” Practical, straightforward and mission-driven, this statement embodies Saltoun’s core characteristics. While working in the U.
Many students will remember the stressful days spent looking at colleges during junior and senior year of high school — but not Bonnie Drake. For her, the process began much earlier. “I was that weird kid in eighth grade who started looking at colleges,” Drake said. “[Attending Amherst] was my goal