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Satire: It's time for the annual running of the bids


"You’re on campus one Wednesday afternoon, and something feels off. There’s a rare energy in the air — Gucci perfume with hints of Lululemon — and low whispers of Greek letters seem to be echoing from all corners of the Quad. You’ve been camped out under a tree for hours trying to finish up an assignment, but suddenly, even in the September swelter, every hair on your arm is standing up straight. You feel uneasy and apprehensive."


Column: How I survive embarrassment


"I have had my fair share of gasp-worthy moments in the past. Did I wear yellow corduroy bell bottoms with cowboy boots and a jean jacket? I did. Someone should have stopped me. But it was a vibe at the time."


Column: CHCCS students deserved a better first day of school


"These students were just getting acquainted with their walk to class, making friends and building their own community on campus. The shooting that occurred at 1:04 stripped away the routine they were beginning to build, as they had to huddle in dorm rooms, classrooms and libraries while texting their families, friends and new classmates that they were okay."


Column: The (Im)possibility of Resuming Normal


"To make some sense of the senseless, I turned to talk to others on campus. I asked them about how they spent this past week, how they’ve navigated normalcy and what has been on their minds."


Column: Student fear is not your entertainment


"True crime should never be turned into a spectacle, especially when those who are affected are actively sharing these online spaces that content creators post on. A professor losing his life is not your story to tell."

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Letter: An open letter to people older than me

"No group of Americans has grown up with gun violence the way that Generation Z has. No group can possibly completely understand the solemness and anxiety that school violence produces for them. "