Graduates, listen up

Well, Class of 2016, your exams are almost/already over. I’m sure you are finding the parties and ceremonies bittersweet. Yes, you don’t have to sit through any more statistics lectures or panic over your midterm grades—but you’re also starting a new chapter in your life. Your friends may be spreading out all over the globe. […]

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Props to you, prof

Wofford College

By: Savanny Savath, Staff Writer

I have decided that there is no way I can avoid clichés as I prepare for post-undergraduate life and shuffle my note cards of farewells in an arbitrary order. Some of my peers are savoring their last few weeks with roommates, squads and groups of squirrels, which (fun fact) are called drays or scurries. Other seniors continue their calf workouts so that they can run across the stage and never look back.

Don’t get me wrong. I am working my calves off every time I walk up the stairs in Old Main, but that’s only because I cannot believe I am graduating soon. By now, I am an undergraduate student by habit and now I can’t shake it off. One of the reasons why I can without irony use the hashtag WhyWofford is the wonderful professors I have had over my four years.

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“As we go on, we remember all the times we spent together…”

The Adaptive Humanist

And that, ladies and gentlemen, was a sweet lyric from one of my ‘SCHOOL’S OUT!’ playlist songs, “Graduation (Friends Forever)” by Vitamin C. Brings me back to every last-day-of-school celebration ever. You should listen to it as you read this because that’s what I’m doing and it’s really bringing on the reflection vibes. So let’s get to it.

So why did I take this professionalism course nicely titled “Liberal Arts at Work”? Honestly, at first I signed up because I thought it was going to be a simple course. I’ve applied for jobs! I have a resumé! I know how to be professional and stuff! I thought as I enrolled.

But I learned so much more than I thought I would during my time in this course (even though it was dreadfully at 8 am every Tuesday – it was only once a week, so it was not that 

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5 reasons I decided to move abroad after graduation

Senior year of college brought with it all sorts of feels, the most prominent of which was an impending sense of doom mixed in with lots and lots of nostalgia. That may sound dramatic, but I loved the person I had become after four years in college. I loved my friends, the activities I was involved in, and […]

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