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Apr 14, 2009

Do It Yourself Tuesday: (Decadent) Apple Dumplings

Apple pie has always been an American fave, sure, but that term "easy as pie" doesn't really apply to me. What is easy about cutting up a billion apples, making a crust and then waiting to eat it? So when I decided I wanted something similar, I made myself something akin to a mini apple pie, sans the irritating process of cutting up apples.

Jan 26, 2009

College Interview In Your Jammies? Not Quite, But Getting There.

We all remember it like it was yesterday, clear as crystal in our minds: the utter horror of our college...

Nov 6, 2008

Tales of a Senior: Do As I Say, Not As I Do

Sure, I’m glad that the semester is more than half over. Sure, I’m happy that the holidays are fast approaching....

Tales of a Senior: The Future Is Now

You hear the same marketing crap all the time: you’re in college to better your future. Of course, having a...

Tales of a Senior: Takin’ a Chill Pill

My mom always told me that when things get rough, sometimes you have to “just be.” I never understood that,...

Tales of a Senior: Trying to Handle Stress (and Failing)

“Is it supposed to be this hard?” I whined to my mom in an email on Tuesday night. I remember...

Sep 22, 2008

Faked Tolerance: Being an Interracial Lesbian

For a college in stereotypical Smalltown USA, I always thought that good ol’ WAC was a good progressive college, accepting...

Sep 16, 2008

Tales of a Senior: Messy Rooms, Early Nostalgia, and Other Such Things

You do it every year without fail. There’s a string of weeks where you’re nice and organized with all your...

Aug 30, 2008

Tales of a Senior: Settling In

It’s weird how when you’re away from your campus for so long and you finally roll into familiar stomping grounds,...

Aug 28, 2008

Living With A Total Stranger: How To Break The Ice With Your New Roomie

Going away to school is intimidating enough. You’re in a place you know nothing about, and if you’re far enough...

Aug 15, 2008

Tales of a Senior: Anticipating My Return to Campus

I don’t know if it’s because I transferred after my freshman year, or if time really does fly when you’re...

Aug 8, 2008

The Olympics are Finally Here; Are You Psyched?

One of my best buddies said to me the other day, “You know, I’m so American that I don’t even...

Aug 5, 2008

The Whitest Dark Humor That You’ll Ever See

When my down-the-hall dorm buddy Allison told me to go google “Hiphopopotamus vs Rhymenoceros” and I came back five minutes...