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A Reflection of the Past and a Step Towards the Future

The Adaptive Humanist

Well, I guess it’s finally that time of the semester, where everything we learned in all of our classes is finally coming together, and we begin stressing about finals or life beyond an educational setting. It’s the time where we begin to look back on the semester and (hopefully) grasp the full understanding of what our professors, teachers, and educators were trying to drill into us all this time. For some it’s only a time to say I’ll see you next year when classes start, while others will be thinking to themselves, “Well it’s finally that time where I step out of an institution that has been a big part of my life, and step out of the world of education and into my chosen career path.”

As a graduating senior I have taken many memorable classes, which have changed the way I have looked and thought about things. However…

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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.

As an…

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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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