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How Lucky Am I

I’ve never been a particularly emotional person. Traditions don’t bring a tear to my eye and goodbyes don’t require a whole box of tissues.

An Insider’s Guide to Graduation Weekend

What kind of graduation weekend you have, or want to have, is a highly individual question. It depends on your preferences and energy levels;

Hate to Say Goodbye

Congrats to the Class of 2016! By now, every social media feed is full of graduation pictures, mailboxes with grad party invites. Last year as

Graduation Reflections from a Transfer

It was a Tuesday afternoon and I was lounging on a bench outside of Jamestown South dorm, eyes closed, soaking in the last of

Endings and Beginnings

William & Mary’s class of 2015 has graduated. On Sunday morning the Geology department held its graduation reception, and the mood was suitably festive

Firsts & Lasts

As of this Wednesday at 4:59pm, I am officially done with my sophomore year at William & Mary! The spring semester was an absolute

Over and Out

It’s quiet on campus. A little too quiet, actually, because the school year is over, and most everyone is home, with the exception of

An open letter to SOMOS and MANOS seniors, May 2014

I make my living with words and, most times, I’m able to say something close to what I’m thinking and feeling. I am rarely

The End is Nigh

That may sound a little apocalyptic, but I’m getting down to the two-week mark left in my college career, so forgive me. We’ve just