Take your time finding your path

Sydney Sanders is the Opinions & Editorials Editor for the Newswire. She is a senior Philosophy, Politics and the Public and political science double major from Cincinnati. By this time in my life, I wanted to have at least two internships under my belt and a job offer following my collegiate career. Minimum. My expectations for myself were high, but realistic, or so I believed. Nevertheless, I am sitting here writing this article at the beginning of my senior year, jobless and getting ready for my shift later as a waitress. To say that I was wrong in my expectations … Continue reading Take your time finding your path

New tricks from an old dog: Lessons in leisure

Cole Branham is a senior Philosophy, Politics and the Public and history double major. He is a guest writer from Mason, Ohio. As students reconvene at Xavier and others arrive for the first time, I feel obliged to impart some cautionary wisdom for us all. When it comes to college, we often associate these years with intense stress, social ambiguity and personal drain. Simply put, we can get burnt out. However, it does not have to be that way and in my experience, you are not helping yourself by aimlessly accepting stressful seasons in life. College will challenge you in … Continue reading New tricks from an old dog: Lessons in leisure