I was reading a few of my past contributions to Davis Life Magazine (for inspiration) when I was struck by the very apparent fact that my tone had changed. As we’ve approached winter quarter, my articles have gone from warm and cheery to dramatic and embittered. Here’s proof of the less-than-charming shift: Textbooks & Coffee, […]
Monday is the first day of a brand new quarter in a brand new year. Basically, Monday is our chance to begin resolving the mistakes we made last quarter in 2010. It’s likely that there are students who are, right this very second, taking a few quick breaths and readying themselves to face the year […]
The campus is in a hush. There is no one around. Are we sleeping? Pfft, we wish! It’s finals week, folks, and sleep is the last thing on ours minds. It’s more likely that all of us are holed up in some corner of some library, study lounge, or coffee shop…
Oh twenty-four*, how we loathe you. Midterms season is upon us, and we’ve unhappily pulled our stakes up from the sun-warmed grass and collectively moved indoors… to the twenty-four.
It’s been two weeks since fall quarter began. For most of us, these first couple of weeks take on a familiarly hectic pattern: painfully buying overpriced textbooks, maneuvering through bicycle traffic, re-entering and re-meeting professors…for us it’s just another start of another quarter in college.
I’m sitting in the grass at the UC Davis quad and the air is veritably buzzing around me. Toldja it’s different in this town. What’s the buzz about this time, you ask?