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Observations from infiltrating orientation

By Clandestine Clown, September 11 2019 — I look around my orientation group in fear as they loudly recite “our” faculty cheer. Hopefully, my reaction will be interpreted as first-year jitters rather than revealing that I’m used to the energy of a much less exciteable faculty — and that I’m not in my first year. My…

How to make friends in lecture

By Frankie Hart and Jenna Leong, September 6 2019 — Introduce yourself on the first day: If you’re friendly from the get-go, they’ll know you by name and face immediately. Offer a pen: Everyone needs some sort of writing utensil for writing notes! Showing your care for their academic well-being from the beginning will build…

Lies to tell when someone asks about your summer

By Frankie Hart, September 3 2019 — Everyone is settling into their fall schedules, which means one thing — swapping summer stories. But here’s the thing: you didn’t do a single thing that makes for good conversation. Whether you took unremarkable summer classes, chipped away at your summer job, took an ultimately disappointing trip or…

Campus teen finally quits Juuling, takes up smoking

By Anton Charpentier, August 29 2019 — In a series of late-night tweets last Thursday, my friend and foreign exchange student Eli Lugisntbad vowed to the world that he would quit Juuling and instead take up smoking cigarettes. You read that right folks, smoking cigarettes with a lower-case c. It’s a bold choice for my Gen…

How to make the most of your summer break

By Frankie Hart, May 16 2019— Following every academic year is summer break, a time when you can soak up some rays, soak up some rays in a different country, get some much-needed sleep, work or maybe take some classes. However, by the end of August, it feels like summer went by in a flash….

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