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College Life and the Joy of New Beginnings

By Justin Kotwicki August 13, 2014

I grew up dreading the start of high school and middle school. As I held on to the final weeks of long nights and late mornings, the days of endless homework and 6 a.m. alarms frighteningly crept forward....


22 Jump Street gave a perfect example of how no one knows exactly what to expect when they start living together in college.

Navigating the Delights and Difficulties of a Roommate

By Justin Kotwicki July 30, 2014

Having a roommate is a lot like living with a sibling. You see them at their worst, and they see the same of you. Just as interfamilial relationships can differ immensely, so can roommate relations. Not...


Sam and Mikaela (Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox) in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.

The Risks of Going the Distance

By Justin Kotwicki July 15, 2014

Ah, the long-distance relationship. If there’s one thing we can all be certain of, it’s that this is not for the faint of heart. Sadly, many people who choose to make this commitment, don’t’...


Despite what movies like Adventureland promise, not all dull jobs turn into something exciting.

The Downside of Summer

By Justin Kotwicki July 2, 2014

We all dream of summer vacation. And in part, our ideas of what those long, free days will hold are shaped by the countless movies we’ve seen about the adventures that can happen in this wonderfully...


The example set by the characters in Community may set unrealistic expectations about forming relationships.

The Question of Community

By Justin Kotwicki June 18, 2014

“Community” is not only a great show title, but also perfectly sums up the TV show’s Greendale Community College’s Spanish class study group. The show follows a group of students who hail...

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