Last minute meditations: after college

By: Aileen Maki I know, I know. I’m probably the last person that should be writing about how it’s okay to not know what you want to be when you grow up. Here I am in my penultimate semester of college, and I’m still absolutely clueless about where I want to go and what I want to do after graduation. It seems as if I have a life changing epiphany about my “path” every week, only for it to be eclipsed in a few days by the next one. The constant battle between all these different desires and dreams have … Continue reading Last minute meditations: after college

Getting off campus: Cincinnati as a tourist

By: Aileen Maki I was warned about the “Xavier bubble.” Four fateful years ago when I was a senior in high school, my mom bought me that giant Princeton Review “370- something Best Colleges” book so I could start narrowing down my choices for where I would spend the best years of my life. I remember reading a blurb from a student who noted that people often stay close to campus and that Musketeers tend to live in their own little world apart from the city of Cincinnati. Being a selfprofessed “city girl,” I told myself that would never be … Continue reading Getting off campus: Cincinnati as a tourist