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The Plot Thickens

The Intern This summer I didn’t do much of anything. At least, that’s how it feels. I went home for the week of my mother’s birthday at the beginning of July, and at the end of the summer I went on a three day camping

The Plot Thickens

Joker As I was walking to the office yesterday, I decided that maybe I should dress up as The Joker for Halloween. I figured it was about time to revisit that outfit, as I haven’t been The Joker since 2008. I also figured there would

The Plot Thickens

Strangers on a Train When I was getting dressed last Wednesday, I decided that I wanted to wear black jeans. I have two pairs of denim that fit that description. One I use exclusively for when it rains or snows heavily, as it’s much thicker

The Plot Thickens

Tie Tuesdays As I write this column, I’m wearing black slacks, a black dress shirt, and a Batman bowtie. If you’re wondering why that might be, it’s because this past Saturday was Batman Day and today is Tie Tuesday. Let’s backtrack a little. Tie Tuesday

The Plot Thickens

Thoughts on a job Stepping into the role of Managing Editor for The Sentry was undeniably a bit scary. Though I held the position of Leisure Editor during the 18/19 academic year, the new responsibility I was given also came with a new set of

The Plot Thickens

What’s in a name? Last summer when trying to decide on a title, I was stuck between a couple options: “The Lateness of the Hour,” “The Human Condition,” and “The Plot Thickens.”  “The Lateness of the Hour” idea came from my favorite singer Alex Clare.

The Plot Thickens

Sibling Rivalry By this time next week, my sister will be in London. She’s going there for a year to study at the University College of London. My sister is an interesting person, especially when it comes to education. Since middle school, or maybe even

The Plot Thickens

Kiss The Boy In 2018, on the day after my birthday, the film Love, Simon was released. Twelve days later, on March 28, 2018 the song “Kiss the Boy” was uploaded on YouTube and Spotify by Keiynan Lonsdale, one of the film’s stars. I wouldn’t

The Call of the Void

Behind the column “The Call of the Void” was inspired by the imperfect English translation of the French phrase L’Appel du vide. In short, L’Appel du vide is that tiny voice in your head that gives you the inclination or urge you might feel to,

The Call of the Void

Sweet Dreams One of the rare treasures that has preceded even my time in The Sentry office is the red couch. Describing it as “the red couch” sounds a bit ominous, but it is the exact opposite actually. Everyone who has been a part of