O’Hanlon gets her noticeable optimism and cheer from her family, saying, “I was lucky to come from a family that was very happy.”
Sometimes the Wrong Train Can Bring You to the Right Station
Gap Years can be a daunting prospect to navigate, but Alessandro Zenati ‘21 wants to highlight the transformative experience those 365 days can provide. He offers ways to silence internal judgement and make it a year full of growth.
A Letter of Recommendation: Travel Without Headphones
He asked her for her name after telling her not to tell anyone her name, a young girl learned a lot from a single ride on the T.
Living Large in Row 4: A Column for When You’re Flying High
Sometimes things get physical, freaky, and far-out during air travel. No punchline here, only punching in an airport line.
To Warmer Climes: A One-Way Trip Down Memory Lane
A winter migration to Florida, and a first taste of the inevitable move away from a childhood home.
Finding London in Boston’s Cafe Nero
I did not expect to experience London again for a long time, but the opportunity came once I ventured into Boston.
There and Back Again: Massachusetts to the Mason-Dixon Line
If I can help to normalize this idea of “abnormal” college experiences, of transferring, of taking time off, of figuring it out, then so be it. I’m happy to do so.
The Smell Of Six Cities: Across The World And Back In One Summer
I left this summer with new memories, a more vibrant passport, and a souvenir or two.