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Homecoming: Facing Your Past While Embarking on Your Future

By Maria Pianelli Is it just me, or is Mercury in a permanent state of retrograde? When I graduated high school and watched my peers move into dorms across the country, disgustingly overconfident about their futures, I thought to myself — this is it, I’ll never see these people again. It seemed permanent enough. This […]

How to Drink With Your Boss

By Maria Pianelli Picture this: a beautiful summer afternoon, high of 85, skirts and sundresses all around. The sun sits high overhead and everything is in technicolor, vibrant shades of red, green and blue. Perhaps even more colorful are the spirits of your coworkers, frolicking about the beer garden luncheon management graciously arranged. Glasses clink, […]

Cubicle Captivity: Working in an Office as a Free-Spirit

By Carly Rome When I was 16, I worked part-time in an insurance office. I found it mundane and isolating, but I stayed there because it paid more than my previous cashier job. This was when I learned that I didn’t like offices, and figured I’d go to college for something that would allow me […]

Dating a Career: Tips on Searching for the One

By Rachel Wong  “It’s not you – it’s me.” “You’re just not the right fit for what I need right now.” “Sorry, but I have to swipe left.” There’s an increasing amount of ways to say “no” in our culture. And articles and media project that the number of available jobs are increasing, so why […]