This article, modeled off a similar piece from the University of Pennsylvania’s 34th Street Magazine, is about firsts and lasts and how they have impacted us for better or for worse.
The first time I wrote for The Mirror was the second week of my freshman fall in 2011. Now I find myself editing my last issue of The Mirror.
The Cool Girl aesthetic, popularized recently by "Gone Girl," seems to be a tool developed by those who seek to be desired by all, but threaten no one. And at a place like Dartmouth, there are a high number of Cool Girl perpetrators and enthusiasts.
I think my story may surprise some of you.
I was worried at first that this disengagement I found with the Global Village stemmed from a personal problem. Yet the more residents I spoke with, the more I recognized the pervasiveness of the issue. I spent most of this term talking to over a dozen of the Global Village’s 153 residents, collecting ideas and opinions since I moved in.
This week, The D's editorial directorate gets ready to say goodbye.