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Waiting is a good thing, dear Watson

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If you go and stay in London for a year, like I did as a freshman college student, you are destined to acclimate to three things: British accents, the pitter patter of rain and some person getting excited about “Doctor Who” or “Sherlock,” two of the hit shows on BBC.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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Being practical about college

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My dad has never made a particular secret of the fact that he wants me to be a lawyer or a businesswoman. I’ll call him up on the phone, as I do every week, talking about my American literature class, and after I’ve finished my ten-minute long speech, he’ll say, “Why don’t you talk to […]

Posted: August 11th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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Homesick

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A couple of weeks ago, I was craving fried chicken. My Spanish class was learning the words for different kinds of food, and while “pastel” and “papas fritas” sounded good, I felt a sudden, inexplicable temptation for “pollo.” Now, if I were back in Ohio, I knew the first thing I would do after school would be to head over to Vint’s, and order a chicken dinner with a slice of strawberry pie, please. As it was, I took the PATH train out of 9th Street in New York City, went home and had, I think, a burger.

Posted: July 8th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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A Reason to Celebrate July 4th

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The church across the street from my apartment is perpetually busy. One Sunday, as I was coming home from grocery shopping, there was a boat blocking the road, as the driver towing it tried to weave his way into the church’s parking lot. Then about a month ago, they sponsored a fair that was so […]

Posted: July 4th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

Teen to Teen Talk: More important than fear

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World Trade Center

Standing on a street in New York is a scary thing.

Posted: November 20th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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