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February 9, 2010

Alice Ollstein

I've transitioned very quickly from seeing suffering and resilience to silliness and pleasure, and it's been difficult to rationalize and connect these two parts of my life.

The Students Are Coming, the Students Are Coming II

February 7, 2010

John West

In this post: the pseudo-triumphant return of John blogging, how freshmen walk, atrophied vocal chords, dinner parties, what I've been doing, what other people have been doing, shameless self-promotion, and much, much more.

Trial by Fire

January 31, 2010

Zoe McLaughlin

I did my best deer in the headlights impression, at which point the guy I was assisting said not to worry, he'd help me with some of the talking.

American Graffiti

January 28, 2010

Tess Yanisch

More about latrinalia, Winter Term, statistical analysis (and not doing it), and a whimsical, completely unrelated movie review for variety. Pictures included, of course.

What language barrier?

January 22, 2010

Zoe McLaughlin

Usually our conversations involved me trying to express myself with improperly conjugated verbs and him good naturedly pretending that he understood what I was saying.


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