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Accolades & Escalades

Jack Handy once said, “I’d rather be rich than stupid.” Snoop Dogg once said that he would like to roll down the street doing [something the copy editors took out] and sippin’ on [another something the copy editors took out] mixed with juice. Keeping these pearls of wisdom in mind, Sarah and I decided to…

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Christmas on the Moon

Though I wish I could say otherwise, my immediate family is not a particularly festive crew when holiday time rolls around. My mother, usually dresses as a high-effort scary old woman for Halloween, guards the driveway, stalking back and forth across the gravel holding a broom and a moderately-sized bowl of those Reisen chocolate things….

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Ramon and His Shopping Cart

My parents sit, eyes open wide with amazement, reading through the thick, laminated portfolio – my Christmas list. They are intensely focused on the items on the list, but every so often a question like, “A jet ski?” or “What do you need an industrial-sized barrel of caviar for?” can be heard. Creating the list…

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A Holiday Tale: Jessica Schuster and the Fam

I was really, really, looking forward to winter vacation. Honestly, who wasn’t? Snow falling lightly, dorms brightly decorated…even Commons goes all out and adds a festive touch to the food (I mean, my chicken à la leftovers was really supposed to be red and green. Right?) By early December, we’ve had Thanksgiving vacation, and we…

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Ivana Mandic

A quick note about this: Sarah Chang ’05 showed this to me one day, and it inspired me throughout my entire Senior Fall and has continued to help me keep going this term. I simply felt that the awareness regarding Women’s Professional Basketball was not up to par, and thus I’ve chosen to showcase my…

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