Ah, the end of yet another term. It’s so close you can practically taste it. Or maybe that’s the taste of the Thanksgiving turkey you’re so eagerly anticipating. But before we part ways, let us take a stroll down memory lane in honor of a glorious 2015, full of cringe-worthy and laughable campus shenanigans. From bikes to booze and candles to chicken costumes, we present the best of the Campus Blotter. Continue reading →
College is a time when people’s political views separate from those of their parents. They branch out, experiment with new ideologies and authors and eventually form ideas of their own. A person who comes into college a conservative may leave an ardent left-winger, but someone who enters as a moderate liberal may end up a conservative. So how will college treat your views? See where you were when you entered and follow the flowchart to determine your ideological destiny. Continue reading →
For my last review of the term (!!!), I’m shamelessly plugging one of my favorite acts, HOLYCHILD. The electro-pop duo out of California recently released their first full-length album, “The Shape of Brat Pop to Come” (2015). The two define themselves as “brat pop,” which (as far as I can tell) is a combination of upbeat tracks and perturbing lyrics. Continue reading →
Wow — where has this term gone? My final fall has come to its final days as I prepare for final papers and final exams. Finally.
This fall was a weird one, friends. The job search was — is — a time-consuming spiral of melancholy, and just when the worst of it was yet to come, the Dartmouth gods and goddesses sent us a week’s worth of mild weather. Who knew mild weather could actually excite me?
As this term comes to a close, I am confronted with one last pile of work — just one more epic of late nights at the library broken up by trips to Late Night Collis. Only one more week of wandering through the floors of Berry like a nomad in search of a workspace that also happens to be near my friends. Sometimes I am confronted with mirages of empty desks, only to see a backpack tucked underneath the chair. Alas, my journey continues. Continue reading →