Senior Columns

Senior Column: Create a senior year bucket list

This past summer, I remember feeling both apprehensive and excited for my senior year. On one hand, I was excited and happy to graduate and hit a milestone in my life. On...


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Senior Column: Three rules for life

It’s hard for me to believe that I’ve been writing for Pipe Dream since spring 2019. And it’s even harder for me to believe my entire undergraduate experience is coming to an...


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Senior Column: Embrace impermanence

Yoga instructors will often bring up the concept of impermanence — how each moment, whether filled with pain or filled with joy, always comes to an end. For four years, I went...


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Senior Column: Tips for college athletes

I remember my first night as a student at Binghamton University. I walked around the campus after smoking a bit in the woods, taking it all in. At that point, I had...


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Senior Column: Do not limit yourself

Vera Wang designed her first dress at 40 years old. Here I am, half Wang’s age and soon-to-be college alumna, and everyone expects me to have it all figured out. I have...


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Senior Column: It's OK to let go

When I started my freshman year at Binghamton University, I thought I had it all figured out. I knew what was moral, what was logical and what was right. After four years,...


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Senior column: Pursuing life with passion

All these years later, my mom was right — somehow, I did manage to be late to my college graduation. Not late enough where I missed anything too important, but late enough...


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Senior column: Embrace the chaos

To say the COVID-19 pandemic shattered our reality may be a little extreme, yet it is undeniable the past year has revealed something fundamentally true about our world. We fill our life...


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Senior column: Capricorns, change and COVID-19

Speaking as a stereotypical, Type A Capricorn, change is a terrifying concept to me. I make plans, and it gives me a ridiculous amount of anxiety to stray from them. I did...


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Senior column: Taking a leap of faith can give you unexpected results

I think I speak for a lot of people when I say this: this past year has been the worst year of my life. The COVID-19 pandemic caused a paradigm shift in...