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A look back at first-week freshman bungles

As the first week of classes at Western Kentucky University slips into the annals of collegiate history, I can’t help but remember my first week as a college student. Almost 19 years old, high school valedictorian, newly outgoing, single, armed … Continue reading

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High school graduation vs. college graduation

Once again, the time of year has come when sappy commercials about growing up crowd the airwaves, a certain Dr. Seuss book flies off the shelves and none of us can get “Pomp and Circumstance” out of our heads. Yes. … Continue reading

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Alphabet Series: Lazy

Day Twelve: Lazy After college, with the exception of the last couple of months before I met Cory, I was pretty lazy in my friendships, whether I had a boyfriend or not. To be frank, it was much easier to … Continue reading

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Alphabet Series: Creep

Day Three: Creep Ah, yes. The rite of passage of the single creature: to “creep.” The act takes on many forms, but I was fortunate enough to come of age in the rise of social media, which made creeping much … Continue reading

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Why I’m passionate about bras

Something involving bras happened almost exactly four years ago, and I’m still not over it. Although you may already know that I love October because of Halloween, it’s also special to me because it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Both my … Continue reading

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The Sorrow of Parting, or Accepting Farewell to My Yellow Socks

Disclaimer: I promise I write about more than articles of clothing. My last post about pants and the sock incident detailed below just happened to occur in close proximity. I closed my eyes and took a deep breath. Do it. … Continue reading

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Welcome to Bowling Green

Western Kentucky University, my alma mater, Thursday hosted its annual Big Red’s Blitz, Β an all-day charity event during which WKU students–mostly new freshmen–go in groups to various non-profit organizations’ sites around the community and volunteer. Its namesake is our mascot, … Continue reading

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College can be a special time of evolution for twins

The following was a final project for a journalism capstone class. I turned in the assignment in April, so any dates that appear out of place were, at the time, future occurrences. After cracking a joke, fraternal twins Katie and … Continue reading

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