Courtney writes about how hard it is to write about living in Nome when she’s enmeshed in the day to day adjustments of living somewhere new.
Kristin falls on the ice and sees the Northern Lights, an eventful week that makes her ponder the place she lives.
Francesca explores her obsession with a rare winter commodity: Sunlight.
“It’s inevitable that during this volunteer experience we grow into new versions of ourselves,” Caitlin says.
Newsie volunteer Jenn reflects on the triumphs and travails of doing journalism — and those magical moments when you get it right.
On Election Day, Courtney reflects on how much she’s learned in Nome — and how much more she has to learn.
Kristin navigates self-doubt and the art of interviewing on her recent solo trip to Koyuk.
Francesca reflects on past lives, paradise, and confronting her “character flaws.”
Caitlin longingly gazes out her window and reflects on the first snow of the season.
“What is this year going to mean?” volunteer Jenn asks. “Who are we going to be next year when the days start to grow longer again, when the icy, liquid-metal sea melts back to blue?”