The hike from hell

All interviews in this article are fictional. Any parallels to any persons living (or dead) are purely coincidental. Upper-campus residents are easily recognizable. Behind their endlessly blistered fe…

Opinion | Opinions are awful

Every day in class I’m expected to “participate” and “share my thoughts” on readings — that I didn’t do — in the name of fostering academic discussion and peer learning and all that liberal arts jazz.…

The JUUL phenomenon

If I were to pick one phrase that defines the dialogue of Occidental College as of October 2017, it would be “Do you have your JUUL?” It’s usually followed by, “yeah, but IR…