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What are the bricks in our walls?

“All in all it’s just another brick in the wall.” Sung by Pink Floyd, these are the words I hear while walking through the rear entrance of my first-year residential hall, Stewart. I’m welcomed by a can-liner box full of dirty dishes, trashed at the windowsill next to the door. Beneath this ...


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As tuition rises, we need to rethink affordability

Each winter, the Board of Trustees meets to set the comprehensive fee for the upcoming year. If the Board votes to raise tuition again in their meeting next week, the Editorial Board calls for greater transparency and increased efforts to ensure affordability. 


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Give yourself a break: Why I recommend going on a retreat

I have always wanted to go to a retreat. For a lot of reasons like desires to escape and heal, and for no reason — just because my heart said so. I also had many hesitations before going. My logical mind had criticized and evaluated the opportunity as unnecessary and even self-indulgent. However, ...


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Finding joy in finals season

December is upon us, and with it the lovely and long-awaited Finals Season. The days are shorter; your once enjoyable afternoon class now feels like a time warp when you leave only to find it is pitch black outside. We now layer up to brave the long walks between classes, just to feel suffocated when ...


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Clubs need support that reflects their importance to student life

Our activity fee has gone up every year, but we are not seeing these resources reflected in current extracurricular infrastructure. Based on current enrollment, we can estimate there is well over one million dollars in total allowance for club resources this fiscal year. It is clear that sufficient ...


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The Grass is Greener on the Other Side: A Review of the Inn on the Green

Infamous for keeping way more than one panther apart from the campus, the Inn on the Green incites anguish and sorrow in those assigned to it during the housing draws. However, the proverbial wisdom of the Inn being the worst “dorm” at the college is several worlds apart from reality. The three ...




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