catapult magazine

catapult magazine


Society & Institutions

Upside down education

Expressing gratitude for parents and teachers who re-imagined "success."


The Saxifrage School

A vision for redesigning college as education for whole people.

To enroll or not to enroll

Ramblings about paying for college from a broke(n) prospective student.


College the second time around

Reflecting on a return to school at 28 years old.

A borrowed dream: deferred

A college professor recalls the complicated family legacy of women and education.


Reframing brain drain

Broadening the scope of "higher" education to value folkways.

Finding good words in bad breath

On the effort to create spaces that welcome all people.


Generating freedom

A mother reflects on parenting the next great generation.

A lazy generation?

A caution against entitlement.


The greatest

Questions prompted by a collision of generations on connecting flights.