Hurling Classic [read: the Irish confirm that Boston is, in fact, an Irish village]

I know I’ve hinted at it before, but this is your daily reminder: I definitely have a drop of Irish blood. Don’t let the primarily ethnic Indian complexion fool you. No arguing over that. So, naturally, I was at Fenway Park at 11 A.M. today for AIG’s Hurling Classic 2015 and Irish Festival (my breakfast of champions consisted […]

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[RGC 130.] House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III

[read: House of Spooky and Freaky and More Spooky and Freaky] This was part of my Modern Bestseller class, which I took with one of my sorority sisters Sarah. I think I’ll just reference them as sisters from now on. Sarah and I were really freaked out by this book… I can understand how it’s an interesting […]

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Surprises in New York City [read: that’s right, I’m back]

All last week I was thinking about going to New York City… again. It was Tiffany’s birthday and I figured I could celebrate with her, until she said she was too busy and had midterms to study for #buzzkill. But then she turned around and said she wished there was a “teleporter machine” and we […]

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[RGC 84.] Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

[read: the most terrifying of dystopias] “It was a pleasure to burn.”  Goosebumps. The first time I really considered the power in this line was in my Modern Bestseller class. My professor pointed it out as one of the best first lines in all of literature (which I totally didn’t listen to the first time […]

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