This story that I am about to tell you happened to me during my freshman year. I’ve told this story before and I usually find that people do not have the same reaction to the events that occurred as I do. Having lived through the experience, I can safely tell […]
Society & People
Ah, studying abroad. A time where we stretch our wings, broaden our horizons, and tell ourselves that we’re going to come back to campus a more cultured person. The majority of us are going to a place where they don’t speak English as their first language. Still, you tell yourself […]
Era un ladrón tan, pero tan gordo, que la policía jamás lo pudo rodear.
Words are fun. When you combine them, you make sentences. Some make people laugh, some make people cry. The beauty of words is that they are ever changing. New words are created and old words. Since the written word is immortal, those who possess an ability to wield it are […]
I generally try to avoid the Comm Ave bus at night. I usually drive to campus if I need to be there past nine or ten on a school night. I’ve had too many experiences with seniors who behave like freshman on the bus on their way to MA’s. I’m […]
¿Qué hace un loco gateando en el supermercado? Busca precios bajos.
When I first heard about the bailout of Bank of America and other nefarious companies, I thought it was necessary (having so many financial institutions fail didn’t sound an appealing alternative), albeit excessive. However, I also thought it highlighted the dark side of capitalism. Rewarding business’s so obviously toxic (not […]
Una señora que llama a una carnicería y pregunta: ¿Tiene patas de conejo? Sí. ¿Y cabeza de cerdo? Sí. ¡Dios mío! ¿Es usted un monstruo?
The text. We’ve all sent it, and we’ve all received it. It’s not always the same, but we all know what it is. A “Hey, what’s up?” can be a friend seeing what you’re up to, or it can mean that you’re not going to be going to bed any […]
I enjoy Dunkin Donuts more than the average person. For me, nothing fixes writer’s block, bad hangovers, and fatigue quite like a trip to Dunks. The coffee is delicious and the place lacks the hipsters who frequent Starbucks. Dunkin isn’t exactly free of oddballs, but they’re usually harmless. I had […]