When I first took my graduation gown out of its packaging, I nearly cried. I am not wearing that. No way. No. Never. ‘If you put that thing on,’ my inner voice-over warned, ‘the bubble will finally burst. College will actually end. Your job at the Nexus will officially [...]
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As We Take Our Last Breath As Undergrads My Fellow Graduates, When you took your first breath on Earth, you underwent a beautiful, irreversible transformation. Before, your lungs were fully immersed in fluid, but your body was now introduced to an alternate input: oxygen. You desperately respired, admitting this new [...]
The UC Board of Regents discussed graduation rates, student-faculty ratios and other university-wide issues at yesterday’s board meeting, while UC workers of the labor union AFSCME 3299 protested outside the meeting at the Sacramento Convention Center. The meeting came to a halt when 13 people protesting inside the conference room [...]
A while ago, when I was a much wilder and uncivilized version of the gentleman scholar that I am today, I found myself stranded in Lima, Peru for two weeks. I’m not particularly sure how or why, because Lima is not by any measure a particularly interesting or beautiful city, [...]
My time as editor in chief just ended last week, and as I transition out into the squeeze of graduation and life beyond, I want to take the chance to reflect and wrap-up, perhaps offer some nuglets, per se. To start, I’d sincerely like to say: Holy shit. Sure, they [...]