Summer 2021

Cover from the Summer 2021 issue



Aliens among Us

According to this UFO researcher, the extraterrestrials aren’t coming. They’re already here.


See and Bee Seen

Bee cool: a honeybee approaches cherry blossoms in the UW Arboretum’s Longenecker Horticultural Gardens. The bee clearly has good taste. The Arb was designated a National Historic Landmark in January. It joins four other UW landmarks: the Red Gym, North Hall, Science Hall, and the Dairy Barn.


Black Girl Calls Home

During her time in the UW’s First Wave program, Mans toured internationally as a slam poet and released her first book. Redens Desrosiers As a poet in Newark, New Jersey, Jasmine Mans ’15 is surrounded by a vibrant artistic community. “The culture of art is…