The Squeeze Sets In

November 15, 1999  Monday There comes a time during each semester, that every professor decides to tighten the reigns he or she holds over us–all at once.  This usually comes, oh, right about now as we are all looking towards Thanksgiving with big, shiny eyes and a string of drool hanging from our mouths. Could…

The First Day (of the Rest of My Life)

June 9, 1997  Monday I awoke this morning before my alarm went off.  I stayed in bed another half hour before finally getting up at seven.  When I went down the hallway to take my shower, the quiet of the floor remained unnerving; no one seemed to be on the entire floor except for me….