Month: May 2012

20-Somethings Love: ‘Casual’ Drinking

After college, you might not want to rage every single weekend night. Really – you won’t. Sometimes you’ll be tired. Sometimes you’ll be broke. And sometimes you’ll be both. But that doesn’t…

Where Are They Now? Two Years Later: Tom DaSilva

Author: Tom DaSilva Two years since graduation… wow. The day I graduated, I didn’t feel a huge sense of accomplishment. It was 20,000 other people getting the same blanket recognition. And we…

How to Avoid The ‘Real World’ 15

Everyone who has attended college has heard of the “freshman 15”…but have they also heard of the “Real World 15”? The Real World 15 is the weight that is gained AFTER you…

Where Are They Now? 4 Years Later: Hallie Andrew

Author: Hallie Andrew Who really wants to read another bellyaching tale of a twenty-six year old struggling to find work in this terrible economy? Who wants to hear a young woman complain…

Letter To My Senior Self

It feels weird, doesn’t it? The uncertainty, the fear, the nostalgia, the anticipation, staring you blankly in the face, and essentially owning your life. It’s all hitting you right now, a week…

Where Are They Now? 3 Years Later: Stephanie McGrew

Three years ago this May, I graduated with two degrees and two minors from Truman State University. As my senior year approached, I thought I was well prepared for post-grad life… boy…

Tales from the PQLC: Enduring the Engagement Barrage

Author: Jennifer Barackman It sneaks up on you slowly. Then you start to see the signs and wham it’s upon you…your first friend’s engagement. Suddenly, the simple act of signing onto Facebook…

Where Are They Now? One Year Later: Taylor Craven

Author: Taylor Craven About a year ago this time, I was stressing about final exams, and sorting out the final details of my quickly approaching graduation. As I was finishing up decorating…

20-Somethings Love: Cinco de Mayo

Every year on the 5th of May, 20-somethings everywhere break out their inner Mexicans and rage like there is no tomorrow. They wear oversized sombreros while drinking large, icy cold margaritas (thirsty…

Where Are They Now? One Year Later: Sarah Matthews

Author: Sarah Matthews May 6th, 2011. I think I had this date marked down in my calendar for years. Finally, after 5 years of college, I would graduate. Since I went to…