Yikes. It’s been one of those weeks where nothing seems to go as planned!
Just when I thought I was settling into the new semester, this week sent some major curveballs my way. I suddenly realized I’... Read More
Remember how in the Harry Potter books, Harry counts down the days until he can go back to Hogwarts? Returning to UMass feels a little like that for me.
Maybe driving down the Mass Pike in my family’... Read More
I’m going to be honest. Senior year of college - not as cool as senior year of high school. Way scarier and way higher stakes. But it's fine, I'm fine. One week down and things have yet to... Read More
This is always the saddest part of the year for me. I know that most of my peers anticipate the end of classes with bated breath, but the end of school means something different to them. To them it... Read More
If I’m going to be totally honest I’ve been avoiding writing this letter by reading the Collegian’s senior columns. They’re a cliche tradition and I’m not entirely sure if anyone other than the... Read More
The greatest illusion in life is separation. Everything is connected and we know it.
One of the problems with being human is that our instincts and our reason are always conflicting. Our instincts... Read More
Perhaps it’s the end of semester stress, or just coincidence, but this blog is quickly becoming all about dessert! Although I’ve already written about doughnuts, chocolate chip bars, ice cream (twice... Read More
I wanted to write this column as a guidebook in reverse - all the things I wish I had known going into a thesis. I expect I’ll be doing something like this again, and I wanted a way to remind myself... Read More
I’m sure you’ve gotten the “End of the Semester” checklist from residential life and a good old, “you’d better be all packed and ready to go May 6th” talk from dad. But what's a little... Read More