Cahron Cross ’23. Pre-COVID, Cahron was an avid hugger of friends. Now he resorts to zoom-mojis, socially distant hand waves, head nods, and hidden smiles behind polyester masks, but there’s love behind it just the same. He has dabbled in numerous creative fields from hip-hop music to speech and debate, and his knack for self-deprecating humor is only eclipsed by his ineffectiveness in writing bios.
Alina Wilson ’24 is a sophomore exploring human biology and medical humanities. She believes in the power of narratives–and their potential as tools for meaning-making, connection, and healing. Her interests intersect community health, narrative medicine, and relational organizing. In her free time, she can be found attempting to play the drums, practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, trying new things on her reverse bucket list, and creating playlists for friends.
Alden Laird O'Rafferty '24 is a sophomore studying Materials Science and is passionate about renewable energy/ sustainability (solar cells! batteries! energy efficiency!), teaching middle schoolers, and mentorship. She took MTM in Fall 2021 and found it a beautifully sacred space to reflect and share in safe community. She's looking forward to helping create that space for others and emphatically spreading her obsession with self-compassion She enjoys singing with friends, coaching a middle school debate team, backpacking, giving hugs, going to bed early, and basking in delight.