Since a young age, I have known one thing about myself: I love to tell stories. Throughout my life, I have told countless stories, from half-finished storybooks illustrated with my own terrible drawings, to shameless rehashes of my favorite books and movies. My life has been filled with scribblings and daydreams, attempts to take my
The way this story goes, is that somewhere along the lines of three months ago, while in the middle of an interview with a prospective student, I had a very strange, very sudden realization. The interview was going perfectly normally – some lively discussion, questions being asked and answered, and interests being expressed. There was
Final Countdown: I will not allow myself to graduate from Whitman without _____________. Looking at that blank space up there, I’m struck by several things. Among them: bewilderment that I’ll be graduating in the spring (where did all of the time go?!); a touch of sadness that my time here is coming to an end;
Fact # 1: It is currently a very, very busy time at Whitman College. Finals week is coming up, and professors are really gearing up the workload in the last couple weeks before the semester comes to a close. Fact # 2: I have gone through the experience of finals week 6 times before, making
Hello to everyone reading this! Despite what my title might imply, I assure you that the memory I’m going to be writing about in this update is only foggy in the most literal of senses. Namely, when asked about a favorite or outstanding memory from my first few months at Whitman College, one particular night
Hello all! Since this is my first blog post for Whitman, I thought I would take a minute to introduce myself. My name is Kevin Dyer, and I am a senior English Major with a German minor. In addition to my schoolwork I am one of this year’s captains on the Varsity Swim Team –
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