The Collegian
Saturday, April 13, 2024

Abby Kloppenburg


The best four years of our lives? I hope not.

People say that college is supposed to be the best four years of our lives. And yes, rarely if ever again will we have access to an all-you-can-eat dining hall, a free gym or the time to take a course merely to learn the intricate facets of Lady Gaga's personal life.

Top 5 Challenges of Downtown Partying

Despite being a nice respite from sweaty lodges and packed apartments, going out in the Fan or downtown Richmond still has its trials, most of which stem from the fact that it's the "real world," outside of the confines of our cozy collegiate playground. Here are the top five challenges a downtown partier might face, and how to be prepared for them: 1 Cab drivers.

Living on a dream

I wish I'd had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me. In a recent article published by "The Guardian" called "Top five regrets of the dying," this was cited as the most common regret of all, according to an Australian nurse who cared for patients during the last 12 weeks of their lives. When I read this, I thought: Of course.

Keys to happiness

Everyone in the world is connected by the desire to be happy. There are thousands of articles out there on how to achieve and preserve happiness, yet people are still seeking desperately that coveted secret to contentment.

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