Archive for: free minds



Voices of Free Minds: Irene Pickney on Plato

Free Minds really helped me explore possibilities I didn’t think I had. The professors made me feel like I was capable to do whatever I put my mind to and encouraged...



Voices of Free Minds: Nelson Toala on “The Tempest”

I am a chef at a hotel, and until recently my job just felt like a routine, the same thing over and over. Now I find myself paying more attention to the details,...



Voices of Free Minds: “Christmas 2010” by Lorena Elias

I grew up in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. I’ve lived half my life in Mexico and half of it here. This poem was my way to describe being in two worlds at the...



Voices of Free Minds: “Rush Hour” by Grace Adams

I said I would never go back to college. It was too hard, too expensive, and I hated it. But this time is totally different. I’m studying English at Austin...