by Yardena Carmi

Depending on who you are, your backpack might contain anything from a single pencil to twenty pens and a full set of highlighters. And all for one reason: notes. Can’t live with ‘em, can’t live without ‘em. But have you ever looked down at your homework late one night and realized that you might have created your greatest work of art?

These people blur the lines between art and knowledge, function and beauty. And they submitted their work to the Most Aesthetic Notes Contest! Without further ado, the winners are…

Katelin Hickey (’20)


Stephanie Kaiser (’19)



Amanda Young (’18)



Thank you to everyone who submitted!