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The most wonderful time of the year: Jan Term

Ah, Jan term, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. It’s an extended holiday break for some, a chance to get out of the country for others. It can provide an opportunity to make extra cash, a chance to enjoy campus without the stress of a full class load, or a chance [...]

Allow me to reintroduce myself

Hi, y’all! I’m Amber, a senior studying English and Spanish with a minor in Writing. I’ve been writing on the blog for the past two years, and I’m excited to start up again during my last semester as I flop around trying to figure out what to do come the end of May.

 

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Movie theaters near campus

This weekend, a friend and I went off campus and saw the new The Great Gatsby movie. It was a great break from studying for finals and we were both struck by the amazing costumes, crazy party scenes, and how perfectly Leonardo DiCaprio fit the role of Gatsby.

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Seeing the movie reminded [...]

Last two weeks in the Spanish house

As the year comes to an end, so does my time in McDaniel’s Spanish house. For the past few days, my housemates and I have been celebrating the awesome year that we’ve shared together. On Friday we had a picnic with a few of the professors in the department and tonight was a surprise going [...]

Contrast Lit Mag next year

After posting about my plans for Palabras to Words next year in a recent entry, I figured that I would do the same for Contrast, our literary magazine. I recently met with this year’s editing team to learn about what putting a magazine together entails, and we discussed some awesome initiatives for next year, including:

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