Pompous circumstance

Two graduation ceremonies, both at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School, only one of them mine. Note the change that four years make. Both videos, and much more, thanks to my brother Ben.


Debate Thyself

While waiting for the 6 train, I listened to the story of Ryan Walsh. Against all odds—and there were many—he and his partner, queer black students at Emporia State University in Kansas, won the national collegiate debate tournament in 2013. After reading the 11-page ballot of Scott Harris, deciding vote of the tournament’s final round, I cried.


Honors Thesis (Abstract & Intro)

Why was an Egyptian-language fragment of Plato’s Republic buried in a jar, in the middle of the desert, five hundred miles south of Alexandria?