Stories:

  • NEWS
    The Questions We Ask

    COA’s mission is to inquire, to delve, to care, to create. These are not just words on paper. They flourish within the hearts and minds of every member of the COA community. We asked several members of the COA faculty what questions they asked. Here are their responses.

  • NEWS
    The Bow Shop, an excerpt

    I couldn’t believe what I was about to do, but I concentrated, held out my hand, and placed a finger on her mouth. She stopped speaking and I leaned forward to meet her. The next few moments felt both an eternity and an instant, then we were back outside, her hand in mine.

    I felt more alive than I had ever felt. She was beside me now laughing into the night. I was grinning like an idiot and couldn’t stop.”

    An anticipated date goes a bit awry in this short story that’s an excerpt from a full-length novel.

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    Cracking the Coconut: COA’s Yucatán Program

    The Yucatán Program—with its language immersion in either Spanish or Mayan—is celebrating its twentieth anniversary this year. As COA’s first ongoing off-campus program, it has transformed the lives of multiple students, among them Rebecca Haydu ’16.