BEN CLAAR is a College sophomore from Scarsdale, N.Y.
On November 9, the American flag stood at half-mast at Hampshire College as a “reaction to the toxic tone of the monthslong election.” The following night, though, the flag was burned by an unidentified individual or group of individuals.
2016 will not, I suspect, go down in the history books as one of humanity’s great success stories.
Two weeks ago, I wrote an open letter to the English faculty about addressing current events in classroom spaces.
As a misanthrope, there’s a truth I’m beginning to accept, and that is that my day is made better by the kindness of strangers.
I received a lot of well-meaning advice and aphorism in my early college years: “early to bed ...” and “beer before liquor ...” among other things.
The month of silence mandated by the monk class will be over by the time this column is in print.
BRAD HONG is a College freshman from Morristown, N.J.