Meredith Jade Garrett

Writer • Story-teller • Poet • Photographer 

Bringing the Iron Men to Life • The University of the South

Everybody who passes through Sewanee’s stone gates—visitors, prospective students, lost souls who take a wrong turn off I-24—will all have one experience in common: They won’t be on the Domain for long before hearing about the Sewanee football team of 1899. In the usual telling of the story, the season played by that team seems more like legend than history—a bit of folklore with a religious slant.

Making Haste with Waste • The University of the South

At the University Farm, Chris Hornsby, C’19, and his team of hard-working fly larvae are working to change how the world converts food waste to useful compost. hile you might get squeamish at the thought of maggots working their way through a mountain of discarded food waste, Chris Hornsby, C’19, has spent four years studying the process, and he’s here to tell you that it’s more appealing than abhorrent, more captivating than creepy, more engrossing than gross.