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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

The Call of the Void

14e Arrondissement If you’ve ever taken the time to notice, parks are places that are inter-generational. Looking around, you can see elderly couples talking among themselves on the benches, feeding the ducks, or walking around in their cute little jumpsuits; young adults are sprawled across

The Call of the Void

I See You You know that feeling you get where despite doing something every day, you don’t really pay attention to how natural and routine it is, until you do pay attention, then it feels…weird? Let me give you an example.  Recently at Campus Village,

The Call of the Void

Into the mind of Erebus The mind is a weird place. Inside there is a little voice that lurks in the deepest parts of your brain sabotaging and invading your most private thoughts, casting doubt on how you feel about yourself, a situation, the people