Delirious Thoughts on the Changing Seasons

It’s freshly fall, officially as of a week or so ago, marked in sound by the brief abundance of the deservedly beloved Earth, Wind & Fire tune “September.” It doesn’t quite look autumnal yet, but the cold has come out with a vengeance that is, at the very least, uncharacteristic for this sort of weatherContinue reading “Delirious Thoughts on the Changing Seasons”

Another Plea to Reconsider Howard Lowry’s Legacy

Irene Jordan Dardashti, Contributing Writer It was not the typical way to name a campus building when the Chair of the Board of Trustees Cary Wagner, Class of 1915, impulsively announced that a new student center on campus would be named for then president Howard F. Lowry.  That was on a cold day in December,Continue reading “Another Plea to Reconsider Howard Lowry’s Legacy”

As Tough for the Platonic as it is for the Romantic

Geoffrey Allen, Viewpoints Editor A couple days ago, I walked through the library trying to find my carrel for the first time (I know, I’m so late to the party as a senior). Just as I catch one of my close friends doing her work, I see another carrel, an empty one. This carrel, withContinue reading “As Tough for the Platonic as it is for the Romantic”

“I Don’t Mind My Own Business”

Aaron Huq, Contributing Writer Invasion of privacy- first thing that comes to my mind is someone trying to gain more information than needed for them to know. They might use it against us, or gaslight- valid reasons for which we shield our vulnerabilities, things that other people should not know. But then, some people areContinue reading ““I Don’t Mind My Own Business””

Florida Man or Swag Like Ohio?

Naomi Zahid, Contributing Writer Picture this: raining almost everyday and mosquitoes everywhere, then suddenly, it’s 95 degrees Fahrenheit outside. That is a typical day in Florida. Even though I have only been here in Ohio for about three weeks now, I have grown a bit accustomed to what it is like to be somewhere whereContinue reading Florida Man or Swag Like Ohio?

The Royals After Elizabeth?

Gustav Bourdon, Contributing Writer At 18:41 London time, the official Twitter account of the United Kingdom’s Royal Family put out a simple message. It read, “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. The King and the Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow.” With that message, theContinue reading “The Royals After Elizabeth?”

It’s Time to Pay the Piper: The GrimRealities of Working as an RA

Savannah Sima One of the most invaluable resources for any insular liberal arts campus, especially in a rural environment, is labor. Where are we able to sufficiently hire the labor necessary to maintain an almost totally insular campus? Internally. Who exactly becomes the necessary potential candidates for hire when an entire campus must sustain itsContinue reading “It’s Time to Pay the Piper: The GrimRealities of Working as an RA”

How I Relived a Year in Six Painful Days

Mudiwa Mungoshi – Viewpoints Editor Was I sure I wanted to buy those crochet hooks and knitting needles? And what about theyoga mat? Maybe I also wanted to buy some hair gel and other items I knew I woulddefinitely not need once I escaped the four walls of my room that had become my isolationContinue reading “How I Relived a Year in Six Painful Days”