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Futsal: The Most Beautiful Game in the World

By Christopher Linnan The fans are on their feet cheering excitedly at a local futsal court in Palangkaraya. They roar as I receive the pass on the wing at midfield. I immediately juke the defender and dribble past him. I can sense the opposing team’s fear as I advance up field. My incredible ball skills…

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On Small Cities, Big Families, and Thanksgiving

By Katy Rennenkampf Atambua is a small city, if it even warrants that title. I think of it more as a town, with its population somewhere between 13,000 and 50,000 people[i], and I find living in a small town to be a unique and awesome experience. There are no franchised convenience stores (the nearest Indomaret…

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The Privilege of Water

By Grace Wivell Following two weeks of final examinations, the students at my school were finally able to relax and participate in a week of programming while teachers and administrators put together the final reports for each student. There was singing, dancing, and a fieldtrip to a government office, and I thoroughly enjoyed myself as…