Dec. 28, 2014

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‘Skyfall’ and Oxford and William and Mary

‘Skyfall’ and Oxford and William and Mary

Posted On: December 04, 2014

"At Oxford, past and present combine. That’s where its aura comes from. Even during late nights finishing a [...]

When there’s no best option: Grad school and beyond

When there’s no best option: Grad school and beyond

Posted On: December 01, 2014

I submitted my first application to graduate school this week (after only a minor freak out that I [...]

Colonial dining, tavern style

Colonial dining, tavern style

Posted On: December 01, 2014

The absurdity of sitting in Aromas and seeing a woman in a hoop skirt, bonnet and reading spectacles [...]

Weightless on the Thames

Weightless on the Thames

Posted On: November 20, 2014

Along High Street, lampposts glow and faces of gargoyles protrude eerily through the fog. [...]

Oh, the places you’ll go (for class)

Oh, the places you’ll go (for class)

Posted On: November 17, 2014

"We also hope that these maps can be useful during registration season. Not many people would choose to [...]

Nolan’s ‘Interstellar’ full of ‘wonder, regret and hope’

Nolan’s ‘Interstellar’ full of ‘wonder, regret and hope’

Posted On: November 17, 2014

"The film's visual effects are extraordinarily beautiful and harsh, as dust storms ravage Earth and the astronauts travel [...]

Autumn reflections at an august institution

Autumn reflections at an august institution

Posted On: November 13, 2014

The reds, oranges and yellows signal change is coming, not only in the weather, but also in my [...]

An evening in Oxford with Sir Ian McKellen

An evening in Oxford with Sir Ian McKellen

Posted On: November 10, 2014

"Sir Ian McKellen raised his hands above his grey hair and thundered at the top of his lungs, [...]

Come for the food, stay for the dogs

Come for the food, stay for the dogs

Posted On: November 10, 2014

"If you wake up before 11 a.m. on a Saturday morning, do not walk over to the Commons [...]

Debunking the party line on studying abroad

Debunking the party line on studying abroad

Posted On: November 10, 2014

It’s easy to go into the study abroad process thinking you know what to expect — or at [...]