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What Gets My Goat

1. Winter Break being wasted away. Now that the anticipated week of finals is nigh, it is time to begin thinking about the activities you will partake in during your long awaited vacation. You will spend the first week watching “The Office,” the second week watching Christmas movies (except for […]

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What Gets My Goat

1. Changing weather patterns without my consent. You wake up in your warm bed to your alarm saying, in an all-too-much-like-Willy-Wonka voice, “Good morning, sunshine! The earth says ‘hello’!” As you begin to scramble around getting ready for the day, you look outside to get a visual picture of the […]

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What Gets My Goat

1. Not enough community. You are sitting quietly in your room, diligently and enthusiastically attempting a paper, thinking ‘Gee whiz, I really wish somebody would come and bang on my door and invite me to go play video games for the rest of my evening.’ Naturally, you should give up […]

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What Halts My Hippogriff

The Halloween Harry Potter edition 1. Arrogant first year students walking around like they own the castle. You are sitting in the Great Hall having your morning pumpkin juice when a group of frankie first years comes walking in boldly, laughing and doing foolish wand-waving and silly incantations. They scream […]

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What Gets My Goat

1. Bathroom etiquette. There are many things that you cannot learn about college life from a student handbook. Bathroom etiquette is one of them, especially community bathroom etiquette. For example, what exactly is the appropriate rule for toilet flushing? Do you only flush once to “wake ^ the world” about […]

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What Gets My Goat

1. Path crossing ettiquette (or a lack thereof). You know this situation all too well. You are walking alone down an open path in the middle of the day and someone else is walking toward you. You realize the inevitable: you are going to have to pass each other very […]

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What Gets my Goat… feat. Chad Seamon

1. When you come back to school, it’s great to catch up with friends and hear about their summer adventures. Except when you’re not sure whether or not your greeting is worthy of a hug. You stand there awkwardly, looking at each other thinking, “Well, we did spend all of […]