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36 questions for the single and ready to mingle

Sophomore slump
February 13, 2015

It is painfully apparent that Valentine’s Day is this Saturday. My only loves in life have been Denny’s and DIY projects. I look forward to Feb. 14 for only two reasons: heart-shaped doughnuts at Krispy...

Everybody makes mistakes, everybody has those semesters

Sophomore slump
January 16, 2015

From day one of starting school, our parents, friends, grandparents, priests and barbers wanted us to be the best in our classes. And for the last three semesters I, and the rest of my classmates, strived...

My five day timeout

Sophomore slump
October 30, 2014

Around week five of school, my patience started to wear thin. Not only was that beginning to disappear, but my sanity was pretty much nonexistent at that point. If you’d seen me on the quad, I probably...

Putting Yourself First

Sophomore slump
October 16, 2014

You know those kids’ movies that taught us that we need to be selfless all the time to become better people? Remember how our parents would chastise us if we ever did something that was a little too...

A racy topic

Sophomore Slump
October 2, 2014

I never thought that we had a race issue here on campus. But like all great moments in history, you never notice the underlying problems until something kicks it into the spotlight. About a week ago,...

Just do you (sometimes)

Sophomore slump
September 11, 2014

I always hated taking other people’s advice growing up. I’m hardheaded, and I have already convinced myself that I am stubborn from womb to tomb. Part of me is sure that this is because I was always...

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