No Place for Glory Days

Sometimes dreams change. They morph and evolve and there's no shame in moving forward. And with them are old and dried up glory days, sitting in the dust. There's no shame in the occasional over-the-shoulder glance back. Since graduating high school several years ago (and staunchly changing my big-swinging dreams in the process), I have…

Forever Grateful: Newspaper of the ‘Sentry’

I have always been someone that dives into every single part of my life with absolute full intensity. It's less about perfection and more about giving 100% to the people and activities that depend on me; and it probably has a little to do with my underlying fear of failure. I guess, too, that I…

Married at 22: ‘Adulting’ Together

I'm like many others: when I heard the word "adult" used as a verb, I scoffed, and probably rolled my eyes a little. But, it didn't and hasn't gone away. Adulting, as Millennials have coined, is here to stay. This is what language is all about—it's a reflective evolution that isn't worth getting mad over;…

You can steal my car, but you can’t steal my support system

When I was in college, I decided to throw an end of the semester party, right before the holiday vacation. We all—my roommates, friends, and then-boyfriend (now husband) made it through a particularly tough term, and deserved a chance to celebrate. It was pretty Christmas-y, with tinsel and holly decorations, a themed cocktail menu, and…

Never Have I Ever, still going strong

Never Have I Ever is a popular game for inquisitive middle schoolers, high school athletes on long bus rides, and college kids who like to drink. People gravitate toward drinking games because consuming booze isn't quite entertaining enough. King's Cup is a popular drinking game that involves a can of beer, a deck of cards,…