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Riley Waggaman

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The Good Voter Larry

(1) Comments | Posted November 6, 2012 | 9:13 AM

The good voter Larry was patronizing a popular vegan cupcake boutique in Georgetown, which had been recommended to him by a Facebook friend whom he had never met. Larry stared admiringly at his cupcake, and wondered what he should do with it.

"Says here that more Americans...

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Everything You Wanted To Know About Aztec Exit Counseling But Were Too Afraid to Ask

(0) Comments | Posted April 17, 2010 | 6:43 AM

My Senior Springtime Partay was rudely interrupted by this email I received the other day:

Dear Riley,

Our records indicate that you borrowed a federal student loan while you were enrolled at Wheaton College. Federal regulations and college policy require that ALL borrowers attend exit counseling prior to...

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Dear High School Senior Who Just Got Rejected From __________

(3) Comments | Posted March 28, 2010 | 11:38 AM

Dear High School Senior Who Just Got Rejected From __________,

You got rejected from __________? Don't worry I know someone who goes to __________ and trust me he is a huge jerk.

You are probably full of self-doubt, and your voicemail is probably full of messages from a Marine...

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Excellence in Higher Education: A Proud And Meaningless Tradition

(3) Comments | Posted February 27, 2010 | 11:09 AM

In these modern, consumer-savvy times hardly a day goes by without an inquisitive prospective student asking a college tour guide, "The facilities here are very impressive, especially the climbing wall, but is your college committed to Excellence?"

And hardly a day goes by without a college tour guide responding,...

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