Her Life Isn’t Perfect Either

By Kate Kole

Communal restrooms and a shared cubicle for a bedroom were hardly my favorite part of dorm living in college. I habitually whispered “I’m sorry” to my roommate as I whipped up my morning smoothie before 8 am class. No need for an alarm clock when you have a blender on full speed just feet away from your bunk. 

That being said, what I’ve come to retrospectively appreciate, was the inability to fully hide anything. 

My friends knew when I had a hard day, because I had to cry somewhere. And unless I chose a dirty bathroom stall, privacy wasn’t really an option. Homesickness, insecurities, and academic struggles were on full display. 

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5 Things I Wish I Knew The Summer After Graduation

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By De Elizabeth

I can remember the summer after graduation almost perfectly. College ended with very little fanfare; sure, there were fireworks and there was a barbecue, but the next morning felt pretty much like any other college Sunday: brunch in town, cleaning the suite, and going through pictures from the night before. Except this time, I was also packing up and leaving – and never coming back.  Continue reading