So, uh. Graduation is a thing that’s happening soon. I read the senior op-eds last year, and the year before that. I tried not to think too deeply about them at first read. Never would I dare to connect the words of my graduated peers with my rising self. Never would I take it a … Continue reading Define your own success — despite downfalls
For the entirety of my life, I knew I would be attending Xavier. Both of my parents had been professors here since 1999 until my tenured mother was illegally fired nearly a decade later — but that’s a story for another time. For me and my brothers, it was deeply ingrained that graduating without … Continue reading The upcoming bus stops: Where will you get off?
Could I possibly graduate without a last return to where it began? As thoughts turn towards the turmoil of life in the real world, memories of a cramped room in Kuhlman Hall and the first chill of an idyllic autumn can’t help but surface. Plato’s Republic, the first text many of us encountered on arrival … Continue reading Down to the Piraeus