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It Was All Greek to Me

Lisa Goodman-Helfand | Posted 09.18.2016 | College
Lisa Goodman-Helfand

I joined AEPhi, hardly knowing any of the other young women in my pledge class. Just like high school, I found myself in a sea of strangers, feeling as if I would never find a place among these gorgeous women. I felt like a misfit in my scleroderma-ridden body.

A Long Walk Through the Woods

Connor Belson | Posted 05.14.2016 | College
Connor Belson

Four years ago, I excitedly discussed with my parents my freshman orientation and my first dormitory and my first classes and my endless stream of potential futures. We drove through a stifling North Carolina August. We moved some things into my room and I said my first goodbye.

Freshmen, Are You Having Fun Yet?

Meg Charlton | Posted 10.31.2012 | College
Meg Charlton

This concept of what is typical or fun or acceptable is not just a societal trick. We reinforce it for ourselves, in real time, huddled around our laptops, crafting an online narrative of The Best Four Years Of Our Lives.