SYDNEY: Going under for air

March 6, 2015 • 0
I felt more and more like I was anticipating some massive oncoming explosion or inescapable disaster.

SYDNEY: Bechdel Test your life

February 20, 2015 • 0
Let’s talk less about the opposite sex.

SYDNEY: The urgency of sincerity

February 6, 2015 • 0
Propelled by passion alone, we’ve ended up talking past each other, skimming through conversations, running down the clock during section.

SYDNEY: Still here

January 23, 2015 • 0
I had just come back from New Haven and was planning to return to New Haven.

SYDNEY: Thank yous, noted

November 21, 2014 • 0
On the wall next to my bed, I’ve pinned up a thank you note from my best friend from high school that may actually be the best love letter anyone will ever write me.

SYDNEY: No room for nothing

November 7, 2014 • 0
I didn’t expect to leave a lecture on writing with the advice to go home and watch television, but that’s what happened Monday night at a Q&A with Louise Glück.

SYDNEY: Calm, cool, competent

October 17, 2014 • 0
Competency, perhaps, is what’s lost, or what’s harder to see, when we dedicate our time and energy to developing exceptional, specialized skills and ways of thinking.

SYDNEY: What’s a professor for?

October 3, 2014 • 0
In the past two years and half a semester of college, I’ve decided that a professor is something in between a best friend and a lecturer at the front of a hall who delivers pearls of wisdom to our ears.

SYDNEY: A new novel

September 19, 2014 • 0
One could argue that eating mangosteen or lakoocha starts the year off with the intention to be adventurous and try new things, but really novelty is the clear objective of this ritual.

SYDNEY: Words with friends

September 5, 2014 • 0
This summer, I missed as never before.

SYDNEY: A new kind of Cold War

April 11, 2014 • 0
Why does ice cream lack the firepower to start its own cold war on this campus?

SYDNEY: Chasing domestic dreams

March 27, 2014 • 0
Of course I want an interesting, challenging and fulfilling career, but my ambitions also include the full table.