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 with a seven-year-old TV and a few cute new outfits, and bubbling with excitement and nervousness. …

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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 easier. You know you've done it. We've all driven past someone's house at night with …

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 Alicia DiTommasso automatically mirrored each other’s laughter, leaning slightly forward, exposing identical straight teeth, their …