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Andrew riding his bike in 1999.

We hadn’t made it to the first stop sign before my mom made me do something not fun.

“Stop! Go back and put your helmet on.”

Coach Jim Harbaugh

Perhaps we should take notes from other countries and obsess over the true football: soccer.

I got this patch while exploring Ireland and tracing my father’s family history. His mother immigrated to the U.S. when she was three years old.

Most people in this country can trace their family history back to another place. Here, photo staff shares artifacts and food that tell the story of their family’s heritage.

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My grandfather on my mom’s side of the family has a lexicon of cliches — a signature catchphrase, if you will, for almost any situation. “Put an egg in your shoe and beat it” happens to be my favorite, but there’s also one that I’ve only recently gained an appreciation for:

In Search of a Home

I get homesick when I look at pictures of the Sonoran desert. The gray-green Saguaro cacti, reaching their limbs past the distant, jagged mountain peaks toward a radiant blue sky, feel like family.

Songbird Cafe

Past the deer and occasional wild turkey on North Campus, beyond the research complexes and Environmental Protection Agency field office, lies a stretch of strip malls with grocery stores and gyms with vacant parking lots.

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My flight ticket didn’t show the boarding gate, and “St. Louis” didn’t appear anywhere on the blue departure screens. I was panicking, but I didn’t want anyone to know I was panicking. This was my first solo flight, and I was determined to solve this on my own.

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If there’s one thing I’m reasonably good at — and the list of things I can do is pretty low these days — it’s small talk about the weather.

Last week I visited my friend Martina Potlach, a Junior in the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, in her studio in the College’s newly renovated building on North campus.

Last week I visited my friend Martina Potlach, a Junior in the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, in her studio in the College’s newly renovated building on North campus.

The Law Library

On a Saturday I sit in the Law library. I often do this, busy or not, wasting my time pretending I’m using my time wisely. If I’m sitting in the library, I’m working, right?