Articles by Emma Murray

My focus folds my passion to write and read into an unwavering desire to be outdoors and learn new things. Currently I am a senior at Brown University, expected to graduate in December 2016, studying Non-Fiction English and Moral Philosophy. I focus on environmental journalism, incorporating my philosophical training to not only encourage myself to ask novel and intricate questions, but also in the hope of inspiring others to question themselves and the world around them.


Saying goodbye to the Northeast, crag by crag, one chalk at a time.

  Some say we are like books: our lives are a composition of chapters, each one chronicling growth and change—my middle school graduation, moving across the world for college—while some chapters foreshadow adventures and dreams—being introduced to climbing, hearing a kick-ass female journalist speak—and few provide key highlights—accepting my dream internship—or deep sadness—saying semi-permanent goodbyes…