“There’s never been a time where it’s been this easy for someone to think of something from their brain, translate it from their eyes to their hands, shoot something, make something, and express themselves.” Joe Sabia, BC ’06, said. “It’s never been easier for people to do it, but it’s also never been harder to stand out.”
“At the end of the visit the dermatologist always sends me away with a mission that extends my apprehension: Keep watching that freckle for irregularities,” said Joan of a perfectly normal a freckle on her hip that she keeps freaking out about.
Erik Weihenmayer, BC ’99, lost his sight when he turned 13—since then, he’s become one of the most accomplished athletes in the world: He’s completed the Seven Summits, climbed technically challenging icefaces around the world, solo kayaked the Grand Canyon, and penned two books. But more notable than his standing at the top of Everest and Kilimanjaro, he’s created a formula for helping others brush past adversity and summit their fears.
“I didn’t see, during that period of time, a real push for considerations of equality from the Catholic Church,” Copeland said. “And sadly, I still don’t see that today … We don’t have any substantive response from our bishops about the deleterious racial situation we’re living in.”
“The city is wack, and you don’t realize it until it hits you in the face, right when Dr. Dre’s son spills a drink on you,” said Joan Kennedy on her experience in Los Angeles.
“I’m no stranger to witnessing fights, and I’ve come to savor them—to appreciate their boldness and subtle touches, as one would a fine wine,” said Magazine Editor Joan Kennedy.