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The Rumor Mill

The Rumor Mill

May 3, 2017

“Did you hear about what happened to her?” “No, what?” “She missed a lot of classes ‘cuz she got pregnant.” “You’re jokin’!” “I bet her ‘rents wished it was a joke.” But, the whole idea behind this rumor was meant in simple passing—a joke in of itself because she’d never do it in...

Nerf War at the Baptist Student Union

Nerf War at the Baptist Student Union

May 3, 2017

The Nerf Gun War had been the topic of conversation for weeks around the Baptist Student Union, or as we call it, BSU. People that didn’t even own Nerf guns and especially didn’t know how to use them and Nerf War veterans alike were talking about it. There was talk about how to set up the building and how to divide up teams....

Cash Cow

Cash Cow

May 3, 2017

It is an universally acknowledged truth that a single college student in possession of a limited allowance must be in want of an apartment.   The drive to the apartment complex passed in a flurry of chatter between my friend (let’s call her Ally) and me, our flapping mouths masking what was really on our minds....