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A Scottish orientation

A Scottish orientation

Posted On: September 01, 2015

During my summer internship at Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine, the other interns and reporters often joked about my [...]

An OA looks back on freshman orientation

An OA looks back on freshman orientation

Posted On: August 30, 2015

Here are the highlights of what I remember from those crazy few days. [...]

What will Jon Stewart do next?

What will Jon Stewart do next?

Posted On: August 27, 2015

Three weeks have passed since one of the College’s most well-known alums stepped away from his day job. [...]

Remembering the name game

Remembering the name game

Posted On: August 26, 2015

Despite the fact that my freshman orientation was only a year ago, I remember about five percent of [...]

Jurassic swirl ice cream dominates the competition

Jurassic swirl ice cream dominates the competition

Posted On: August 23, 2015

By now you should be familiar with the weekly liquid nitrogen ice-cream socials the chemistry department holds during [...]

End of summer nostalgia

End of summer nostalgia

Posted On: August 18, 2015

“The more things change, the more they stay the same,” wheezes the twenty-something-year-old Infinity Gold stereo. [...]

Blood, sweat and blackberries

Blood, sweat and blackberries

Posted On: August 18, 2015

We had come armed with baskets and cast-off football concession buckets and high hopes for sweet summer fruit. [...]

“Surviving and thriving” in Williamsburg

“Surviving and thriving” in Williamsburg

Posted On: August 17, 2015

The more time I’ve spent in Williamsburg over the summer, the more I’ve really come to appreciate it. [...]

“Landline” confronts gender inequality in marriage, but disappoints

“Landline” confronts gender inequality in marriage, but disappoints

Posted On: August 13, 2015

I’m working at a bookstore for the summer, so as you can imagine, I am going to town [...]

From Buddhist temples to baseball diamonds: A Japanese beach adventure

From Buddhist temples to baseball diamonds: A Japanese beach adventure

Posted On: July 27, 2015

Sure, it was cool to see the Sea of Japan, but really, the coast was just a lot [...]