It’s still summer and I can see my breath as I sit staring at the grey linoleum floor in this shoebox of brick walls they deemed my office. There is barely any room for my desk let alone space for me to guide my students if they ever need help. But this is what I’ve […]
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As the class dismissed, I watched the students file out of the room one, two, three at a time. As the classroom emptied and I said goodbye to the first day of class, I looked up to see her still sitting in her seat, stonefaced. Our lives had taken us on two different paths of […]
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I’ve walked this campus numerous times. I remember my first kiss under the tree by Pollock dorms and falling on the ice during winter near the chem lab. I remember feeling scared and embarrassed about being just myself while sitting in the cafeteria studying. I had friends and enemies in all corners of this campus […]
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