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Head First: Clueless to confident: The first few weeks of a transfer

Alyssa Meza

October 6, 2009

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It was the first day of class and the Teaching Assistant at the front of the room invited us all, in standard practice, to introduce ourselves: name, year, major, hometown."My name is Alyssa Meza. I am a sophomore transfer student t...

Culture Blotter

Emmy Blotnick

October 6, 2009

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Exactly one year ago, my older brothers Greg and Michael decided to take their first trip to Chicago to visit me. After two decades of letting me revel in little sisterhood, they turned the tables on me and the pressure was on...

Confirmed and denied

October 6, 2009

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Sex rulesForget freedom of speech. Tufts is banning sex! After about a dozen complaints from disgruntled roommates at Tufts University in Medford, Mass., the Residential Life and Learning Office revised its rules and regulations ...

What If: Fido followed you to campus?

October 6, 2009

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

For most students, feeding crackers and Vitamin Water to a hungover roommate is the closest they'll come to taking care of a pet. Assuming responsibility for another living thing when it's hard enough to care for yourself can be...

The Weekly memo

Alexandra Ilyashov

October 6, 2009

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

While in the throes of the NU grind, do you ever stop to ponder what ties bond and endear you, or, perhaps more accurately, keep you sane and afloat? Given the descending storm cloud that is midterms, we thought it apropos to...

Social Diary

October 6, 2009

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

29 TuesdayI'm directing a show right now, and I just finished the auditioning process. Today was our break day between casting and going to conferrals on Wednesday morning, so I enjoyed having a chill day, finally.30 WednesdayA...