Author Archives: perberr
This could get messy. (For those of you who don’t avidly follow college Squash see here for a bit of context.) Note 1 – Our team is very international. Note 2 – Sad internet forums actually support the archaic use of “revenge” as a verb.
Today I stumbled across a Facebook page that seems to be in its infancy (It joined Facebook 16 hours ago), and it seems like a pretty awesome idea that has the potential to go viral across the ‘Cac. It’s called Trinity Compliments, and here’s what it says about itself: “Following the model of a social [...]
In total, I’ve lived in thirteen different dorm rooms. I moved away to school when I was fourteen years old. My parents helped me with my bags and bedding and books and they stood, hovering, nervous, and smiling as I met my first roommate. After my bed was made and my clothes were [...]
Things I feel I should admit: I sing all-female collegiate a cappella. Today, I walked around freshman pre-orientation and literally handed out group business cards to interested girls. For two years I have stood at the fall activities fair and told every single person who walked by my table that they should try out [...]
Can you be addicted to a trailer for a movie? Yes. Yes, you absolutely can. Maybe it’s the hook and oddly-metallic opening voiceover. Maybe it’s the extravagant party scenes. Maybe it’s everything building and morphing together and going to hell in an epic theatrical shitshow. Maybe it’s my inherent addictive personality. In the end, [...]
In my three years in the ‘Cac, I’ve realized that a liberal arts education equips you with a strange blend of sociability, tenacity, and an entrepreneurial spirit. If you want something, you go and you get it. If there isn’t a club for XYZ, you start it. If they aren’t selling the right kid of [...]
I know I’m a bit belated on this one, but I think that you all deserve to know about this man. An article on John Fairfax’s death appeared a month ago in the New York Times, and his life story literally plays out like a Wes Anderson movie about James Bond/The Dos Equis Guy. Here [...]