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Run. Hide. Fight.

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Monday, September 29th, 2014

No, it’s not the tagline for a new zombie movie. It’s the latest line of defense, [...]


The Drexel Shaft

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Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Innocuous freshmen often ask me what the term “shafting” denotes. I look at them pityingly, not [...]


The death of memorized poetry

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Friday, September 26th, 2014

In October, the poetry and memory project (across the Atlantic) will conduct a survey to see [...]


Me, You, and How To

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Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

“Click ‘Okay’ to confirm your selection.” “Warning: do not leave powered on for extended periods of [...]


Everyone Knows Everyone

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Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Many readers of The Hobbit are not particularly fond of Peter Jackson’s recent adaptation because it [...]


The Art of Repetition

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Friday, August 29th, 2014

I feel like, as we get older and collect our own experiences, we have a select [...]


The Point

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Thursday, August 28th, 2014

While discussing Dante’s Inferno today, someone brought up (legitimately) that the final circle of hell did [...]


Grammar on the Loose

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Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

It’s easy and fun (even stress-relieving for nerds like me) to snigger at bad grammar, never [...]


Business Writing?

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Monday, August 25th, 2014

Because of my minor, I’m currently in a business class: international business. It’s not my favorite [...]


Cultural Woes (Part Two)

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Friday, August 22nd, 2014

One thing I’m a really big stickler for, a huge reason why I want to go [...]