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New Experiences of Home Are a Fantastic Privilege

August 5, 2014 by Essraa Nawar | Chapman Now

Six months ago I came across Pico Iyer’s TED 2013 talk titled “Where is home?” A big fan of Pico Iyer myself after reading his book The Man Within My Head, I could not resist spending 15 minutes of my time indulging his thoughts about the idea of home. As someone who finds herself often

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A Crisis in Housing

July 25, 2014 by | Chapman Now

Today, more than any time, arguably, since the Great Depression, the prospects for improved housing outcomes are dimming for both the American middle and working classes. We need to develop a sense of urgency about the growing problem.

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The Siren Call of Childhood

July 22, 2014 by | Chapman Now

Thoughts of home usually come delivered in sensory packages — the smell of a baking pastry, the sight of a backyard oak tree, the feel of clean sheets against the skin — and for me, as a child, this wordless impression came from a sound.

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Sanctuary of Words

July 22, 2014 by Alexa Leigh Corbett '15 | Chapman Now

Alexa Leigh Corbett ’15 discovered the beauty of language, and words became her sanctuary.