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Senior Retrospective: Derek Butterton

By DEREK BUTTERTON – 7 years ago

One Thursday night in September 2011, I walked into the Math Lounge in Rockefeller Hall and recited a speech by Hephaestus from Book VIII of the Odyssey. Afterward, I talked…

Senior Retrospective: Simon Patané

By Simon Patané – 7 years ago

These past four years at Vassar have been, to say the least, unexpected. Looking back, there have been painful moments and struggles complimented by some of the best times of…

Senior Retrospective: Sarah Oliver

By SARAH OLIVER – 7 years ago

I absolutely love being nostalgic. It’s actually my favorite pastime. I’m that person who asks everyone about their fellow groups and freshman roommates. I love reminiscing about the first time…

Senior Retrospective: Meaghan Hughes

By MEAGHAN HUGHES – 7 years ago

A teacher in high school told me once, “college is where you get to keep being a kid for four years before you have to get into the real world.”…

Senior Retrospective: Cara Hunt

By CARA HUNT – 7 years ago

Dear 2015 Classmates, I sincerely hope that two or five or seven years down the line, when we inevitably run into each other on the World Wide Web, we remember…

Senior Retrospective: Carolina Gustafson

By CAROLINA GUSTAFSON – 7 years ago

I chose Vassar on an absolute gut-whim. Later in the process of deciding to apply early decision there was more detailed considerations in the form of a “Gilmore Girls”style pro-con…

Senior Retrospective: Delaney Fischer

By DELANEY FISCHER – 7 years ago

A senior retrospective in three parts.   IT’S ALL ABOUT WHO YOU LIVE WITH So many people here have complained about their roommates or housemates at one point or another…

Senior Retrospective: Gwen Frenzel

By GWEN FRENZEL – 7 years ago

I’m writing this with a half-eaten pint of ice cream staring back at me, evidence of my frustration at the multiple drafts I’ve written in the trash. How can I…

Senior Retrospective: Marie Solis

By MARIE SOLIS – 7 years ago

“‘All my life appears to be one happy moment.’ This is what the first man in space said,” writes Jenny Offill in “Dept. of Speculation.” It’s easy to imagine why…