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Dec 6, 2008

Setting Rules in a First Relationship

If you’re in a first serious relationship like I am, there are a lot of questions and doubts swirling around....

Dec 2, 2008

Feeling Mannish in the Winter?

Ah, fall. With its gorgeous colors, crisp air and back-to-school excitement, it’s undoubtedly my favorite season. The only problem with...

Nov 4, 2008

On Chesil Beach: What NOT To Do Your First Time

I just read the beautifully written (but also mortifying) novella by Ian McKewan, On Chesil Beach. It’s a lovely little...

Having It Too Easy as a Girl

I tend to think the best of people. Overall, I think strangers are more friendly more often than they’re not,...

Oct 18, 2008

Freshmen: Trying Too Hard

It’s true that upperclassmen tend to look down their noses at freshmen, particularly early in the year when they’re wet...

Oct 9, 2008

Join Me in Rocking the Vote for the First Time

It’s been a while since a turned 18 and became legal, but I’m a little embarrassed to admit that I...

Oct 6, 2008

Sep 19, 2008

Don’t Let Slacker Guilt Bring You Down

As a creative writing major, I’m extremely lucky to have parents who didn’t scoff at getting the arty side of...

Sep 13, 2008

The Single (Dormroom) Life

Part of the excitement of moving up to college is meeting that awesome roommate and becoming BFF for life: you...

Aug 10, 2008

Who Cheats, and What Constitutes Cheating in the College World?

Putting aside the very hairy area of cheating in relationships, I’m wondering about academic cheating. Before college, I attended a...

Aug 8, 2008

The Olympics Do Not Welcome Everyone

Sure, if you want to go to the Olympics, you’ve got to be the best at your sport. But for...

Aug 5, 2008

Pre-Meds: Who Needs ‘Em?

I hate to put people in a group based on stereotypes. Really, I do. I fought it for a long...

Jul 25, 2008

Am I A Prude Because I Cringe to Talk About “Girl Stuff?”

Growing up, I always had a very large and disproportionate sense of my own dignity. I was not to be...

Jul 24, 2008

Hallmates from Hell, Part 2

Last time, I told you about my oh-so-lovely hallmates, who chose to cover my board with hateful words. When misogynistic...

Jul 23, 2008

The Ivy League Doesn’t Teach Everything

A common complaint about the Ivy League gang is that we lead very sheltered lives. People on the outside imagine...