Nathan Heller

6 articles

The New Activism of Campus Life

On trigger warnings, allyship, intersectionality, and what’s really eating Oberlin.


A College Romance That Led to Murder

Thirty years ago, Elizabeth Haysom and Jens Soering fell in love as freshman at the University of Virginia. It was the same year Haysom’s parents were brutally murdered. Each says the other committed the crime.


Laptop U

The possibilities and pitfalls of massive open online courses (MOOCs).


Semi-Charmed Life

Parsing the lives of middle-class twentysomethings.


The Cranky Wisdom of Peter Kaplan

The former editor of the New York Observer, profiled.


Why Are So Many Americans Single?

On living alone, which more people are doing today than ever before.