Social Life

A common misconception is that the “college experience” is defined by partying and getting wasted. As an incoming freshman, I took that as a...

I’m sure that we have all had a best friend or two at some point. Personally, I have had several, partly from constantly moving...

In 1968, a young girl wrote a letter to Leonard Nimoy's Mr. Spock, asking for advice. She said her mom was black, her...

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There's something about this little music video (featuring the song "Big Day," by Norwegian electronica artist Torgny)  that captures the hopeful-sad exhilaration and melancholy of saying...

I’m a good person, but sometimes I make bad choices. I would never intentionally hurt someone because it’s just not like me. If I...

For fifteen years of my life, my home was San Diego. I could not imagine living anywhere else. I was very connected with the...

For as long as I can remember, I have dreamed of being a musician, specifically a singer. I grew up watching my parents sing...

Bred into the military life, I have grown accustomed to moving every few years, so new beginnings are anything but foreign to me. Although,...

In high school, everyone tells you how it gets better in college, how so many of the issues that seem important now won't matter,...

I’m not exactly what you’d call a “people person.” I don’t like hugs, group outings, work parties, or bonfires. But of all the social...