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Relief

April 5, 2010

Joe Dawson

I started out this semester with the idea that I would declare Biology or Engineering as my major and get cracking on the classes I needed to fulfill the major requirements. This was to be my buckling down semester, full of sciences and maths of various shapes and flavors.

Finals in Perpetual Motion

December 20, 2009

Aries Indenbaum

If you've heard the song "We Will All Go Together When We Go," by Tom Lehrer, it encapsulates the joyful fatalism of finals. This is why we have gender-bending, gravity-smashing swing dances.

Hello again, world!

October 12, 2009

Tess Yanisch

I love the idea of ExCos--it's part of the reason I came here. I signed up for a bunch of them but only one really worked out with my schedule. (One of my sophomore friends told me that it's funny how first-years try to do everything, but the truth is, there's so much interesting stuff going on, it's impossible not to at least try it.)

Go West

May 7, 2009

Alice Ollstein

Dan stood in front of the bulldozers and blocked the construction for hours before they hauled him away. Why weren't there hundreds of people with him? Thousands?

I'm cool, too!

February 12, 2009

Zoe McLaughlin

And one more interesting thing. This is my thirteenth post here. I figured publishing it tomorrow would be a little much.

ExCo Madness

February 8, 2009

Emily Robinson

Since I first sat back down at my desk last Saturday, I had this whole blog perfectly planned out.

Storytelling ExCo

November 9, 2008

Ma'ayan Plaut

I had cancelled most of my plans for the weekend to write my script for cinema, and was currently completely outlined but not written. And I needed inspiration. A room full of creative souls seemed like a good place to be for two hours of my precious Sunday time.

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