Tag: change

The Sophomore Condition
Column, Opinions

The Sophomore Condition

People change. That’s a big part of what college is for: self-development and personality exploration. These are the years we decide who we want to be, and more practically, who we are going to be.

New Month’s Resolutions?
Opinions, Column

New Month’s Resolutions?

A new year equals a unique opportunity … to not follow through with our goals. The Plex might be packed for the month of January, sure. But when the clock struck 12 on this month of insincere promises, we all disappeared from the Plex and turned back into pumpkins.

Am I This Person Forever?
Opinions, Column

Am I This Person Forever?

Going back home for Winter Break made me feel like I had somehow failed at achieving the full college experience. My response to “How was college?” was not filled with crazy stories about parties in the Mods, exploring downtown Boston, or eye-opening experiences that somehow led me to the major of my dreams.  I wanted…

Homecoming and Homesickness
Opinions, Column

Homecoming and Homesickness

Last August, exactly two years after my parents moved to Texas, my boyfriend, Jack, held my hand while I wept outside of my childhood home and wiped snot on my sleeve.  I grew up in a small colonial house on a sleepy suburban street in Maryland. A huge oak tree blanketed the front yard in…

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