Tag Archives: college

An Ode to New Paltz, 5 Years Later

By Maria Pianelli I started college five years ago this week. Five internships, two jobs, a degree and a mountain tattoo later, what a strange, beautiful trip it’s been. I began a city girl, embedded within the East Coast and never seeing more than what was in front of me. A dreamer, shy, head in […]

Think About It! On Physics & Making Major Life Decisions

By Nicholas Zanata Life is complicated. I know that’s probably an adage you are so damn tired of hearing all the time, but unfortunately it’s one that’s true. You’ll probably hear it a million more times, at the very least, so I apologize for that. It’s really the only way to summarize. Life is complicated. […]

When Did “Above Average” Become “Not Good Enough”?

By Eirinn Norrie As a recent college graduate, I’ve been feeling the pressure that comes with having a good resume and good grades. Navigating the job market and scrambling to get a job has been brutal. After several rejections, I kept thinking, “could I have done more in school? If I had taken on another […]

Beyond the Comments Section: A Lesson on Taking a Story into Your Own Hands

By Zameena Mejia How would you feel if you found out you were fired from your job through a Facebook post? I spoke to one person who recently faced this from her summer job before law school and what followed raised a lot of questions. For a few days, the tiny movie theater from my […]