About three weeks into the semester, homesickness hit me. The newness of college was wearing off, my workload was building up, and suddenly being away from my family didn’t hold the same appeal that it did in August. For a week I groaned and sulked and felt bad for myself, but eventually I got over […]

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A big part of going away to college is buying all of the decor for your dorm. Throw pillows, lights, chairs, pictures and more are used to make an unfamiliar space feel more like home. Lots of time goes into planning, and the setup can take a while. At the end of move in, your […]

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Dear Short People, It’s come to my attention that a “Dear Tall People” letter was also published today (if you haven’t seen it you can read it here). Now, as a tall person myself, I can confidently say that short people don’t know how good they have it. Yes, we can reach the cans on […]

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Family and Friends Weekend is almost upon us and if you’re anything like me, you want to use this as a reason to finally get off campus, but you don’t have a clue what to do. Luckily, I went and did some research on exciting activities taking place this weekend. So without further ado, here […]

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This past July, when housing assignments came out, I learned that I would be living in a quad. Full disclosure: I wasn’t super excited at first. I mean, I didn’t hate the idea, but living in a double was so ingrained into my fantasy of what freshman year would be like. Well that, and the […]

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Last weekend I went to the movies to see “The Hitman’s Bodyguard.” But when I left the theater, the banter between Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds wasn’t what was on my mind. I was more interested in the trailer I’d seen before the movie had started. The trailer was for a movie called “Marshall.” […]

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