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Hiking Maven: Nika Meyers ’11 on reaching great heights

Ever since I was a young child I have enjoyed spending time outside no matter where I am. After college I discovered thru-hiking — hiking a trail from start to finish — and the experience changed me, my values and how I relate to people…... » Read more

The Maven: How to Take a Great Group Photo with Your Mobile Phone

We are all photographers. Each one of us carries in our pocket an amazing tool to take family photos, pictures of our kids and group shots at every gathering. But even the best smartphones need some help making good photos, which is where the human…... » Read more

Protecting yourself financially during divorce

I HAVE BEEN PRACTICING AS a financial advisor in divorce for more than 25 years, and in the last 10 years the divorce rate in the U.S. for adults over the age of 50 has doubled. This sharp increase in breakup rates is in first-time,…... » Read more

An icon of a sheep surrounded by text. Manchego cheese from Spain starts from sheep’s milk and tastes nutty, grassy and gamy. It is best for eating on its own or melting on top of a dish. If it is aged, manchego also grates well. Ossau-Iraty cheese from Pyrenees, France, is made from sheep’s milk and features a distinct sheep flavor and grassiness with a firm, smooth texture. It is excellent for melting and for eating on its own.

Choosing Cheeses

Along with her recommendations for constructing an irresistible cheese plate, chef/owner of Camaje Bistro Abigail Hitchcock ’94 has highlighted a selection of cheeses with different textures, tastes and uses. Here are her notes on a variety of cheeses to help you expand your dairy horizons. …... » Read more