Day: May 24, 2014

Senior Retrospective: Angel Needham-Giles

By ANGEL NEEDHAM-GILES – 8 years ago

Confusion. This most accurately describes what I felt when I opened an email requesting that I consider penning a retrospective for the Senior issue of The Misc. Why me? Whose…

Senior Retrospective: Leighton Suen

By LEIGHTON SUEN – 8 years ago

A few weeks ago, I was trying to explain to my BFFs (thanks, Louis and Chris) why I, a 19-year-old guy, am obsessed with Dance Moms. The reality TV show…

Senior Retrospective: Jean-Luc Bouchard

By JEAN-LUC BOUCHARD – 8 years ago

Certain things don’t change, like the overabundance of egg salad sandwiches in train station snack bars, or the perfume counter snark catapulted at bewildered husbands every Mother’s Day weekend. But…

Senior Retrospective: Deb Steinberg

By DEB STEINBERG – 8 years ago

So, here we are. As I’m sure you can appreciate, there really aren’t that many words to describe what these four years have meant to me. And I think what…

Senior Retrospective: Carlos Ignacio Hernandez

By CARLOS IGNACIO HERNANDEZ – 8 years ago

Vassar and I fell in love the moment we clapped eyes on each other. I distinctly remember the day I came to her as a wide-eyed Venezuelan boy. Having just…

Senior Retrospective: Claire Grosel

By CLAIRE GROSEL – 8 years ago

As a junior, I remember reading the senior retrospectives and deciding at that moment, I would be sure to write one as a senior. My reflection would capture all the…

Senior Retrospective: Michael Kaluzny

By MICHAEL KALUZNY – 8 years ago

This place has something remarkable going for it that you could probably find it somewhere else, but we all decided to find it here. We can try to pinpoint exactly…

Senior Retrospective: Matthew Ortile

By MATTHEW ORTILE – 8 years ago

As I write this, I’m waiting for a call about an apartment. I’m wondering when I’ll hear back; the co-op board never said when they’d make their decision and the…

Senior Retrospective: Roman Mohr

By ROMAN MOHR – 8 years ago

Before I arrived at Vassar, I emptied out all of the Walmart grocery bags containing my recently purchased college supplies. I was afraid to look poor. I’m sure other arriving…

Senior Retrospective: Emilia Petrarca

By EMILIA PETRARCA – 8 years ago

Five-hundred-twenty-five-thousand-six-hundred empanadas. How do you measure, measure four years? In dumplings, in arepas, in plantains, in cups of bubble tea. In pulled pork, in cupcakes, in laughter, in strife. It’s…