5 Ways to Make Friends Post-College

During my senior year of college I had a four-hour class one night a week, where we talked explicitly about conflict. "Communication and Conflict" on Wednesday nights, in the West Building. My professor, an expert in communication with a doctorate's degree in counseling and 30 years of marriage mediation experience, had recently gotten a divorce.…

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…

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…