Author: Kate Keverline

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I Need Peace: Lessons From My Sorority House

My sorority house was like the movies. Big white house, decorative front porch and rooms filled with million-dollar furniture and million-dollar smiles. 30 girls laughing and chattering at all hours of the night. Music blasting […]

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I Can’t Bring Myself To Have “No Regrets”

As much as I would like to look back on the crazier nights of my college years, laugh and proclaim, “No regrets,” sometimes I just can’t bring myself to that testament. Contrary to popular belief, […]

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Why I Stand Behind A Secularized Nation

“This is going to be the most important thing you will ever read,” my Classics and World Religions professor told us in reference to another long scholarly essay we were assigned to read for next […]

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I Survived the Greyhound Bus

Upon telling my friends and family I was planning on riding the Greyhound bus alone to my spring break destination I received serious warnings and distressed looks. The Greyhound has a bad rap, as I soon […]

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Instagram Models Hinder Independence

Young people love Henry David Thoreau. “If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common […]

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In Defense of Texting Abbreviations

When I text something along the lines of “C U soon,” or perhaps the classic “ILY,” I’m abbreviating. I’m busy. I’m at the gym. I’m working. I’m in class. I have a busy schedule, and […]

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Choosing To Be Selfish

The idea sounds outlandish. Why would anyone choose to purposefully act in a selfish manor? The notion goes against everything we were ever taught. Every moral. Every etiquette lesson from Grandma. “Share!” “Be respectful.” “Don’t talk […]