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You’re moving forward whether you know it or not

You’re moving forward whether you know it or not

Posted On: March 26, 2015

This week, I had my first opportunity to pedal forward in my journey after graduation. [...]

Concluding Torpids with a night of tradition

Concluding Torpids with a night of tradition

Posted On: March 26, 2015

The Hertford boathouse reeked of beer. The carpet was stained with red frosting from a Hertford-themed cake, and [...]

Don’t let them know you’re an intern

Don’t let them know you’re an intern

Posted On: March 26, 2015

Internship Advice #1: Apply to a work environment that is understaffed. [...]

Meet H. pylori: the stealth bacteria infecting half the population

Meet H. pylori: the stealth bacteria infecting half the population

Posted On: March 21, 2015

Scientific research is not carried out by codgers in bleak, secretive nooks. Research hardly looks like this anywhere, [...]

Hosting an old friend

Hosting an old friend

Posted On: March 19, 2015

It was 3:00 p.m. on a Monday and after feeling defeated by the relentless British rain, we retired [...]

Bumping for honor

Bumping for honor

Posted On: March 16, 2015

They call rowing races here “bumps racing,” but the sound you hear is more like a crunch. It’s [...]

Facing Failure

Facing Failure

Posted On: March 16, 2015

A cartoon from “Blue Like Jazz,” one of my favorite memoirs, involves a rabbit who really wants to [...]

‘What’s cooking?’ tells students what’s on the menu

‘What’s cooking?’ tells students what’s on the menu

Posted On: March 02, 2015

It is a simple, one-page presentation of data scraped from www.dining.wm.edu that tells the user what's being served [...]

Embracing Carnival and the lunar new year

Embracing Carnival and the lunar new year

Posted On: February 27, 2015

My friends and I wanted to get into the spirit of it — a “do as the Romans [...]

A peaceful, reflective night at a college chapel

A peaceful, reflective night at a college chapel

Posted On: February 23, 2015

On Sunday nights, walking back from the library or otherwise, Oxford students can always tell when a college [...]