Nicole Spiteri

Opinion

Connect with your professors

They’re weird, crabby and awkward. They’re not like us.  They’re our professors. As students, we often write our professors off and speak to them as little as possible, in hopes that they will just let us go in peace. Three years ago, I stepped into one of my freshman classes for the first time and…

Opinion

The perpetual quest for an education

After three years at the University of Miami, four changes to my major and countless tests, papers and projects, reality is finally beginning to set in. I am faced with the milestone of college graduation in 11 months, and the only word I can use to describe my emotions is ambivalence. Senior year of high…

Opinion

New year to bring new resolutions

This is a new year, which means new beginnings, new classes, new relationships and new memories.  We take the memories that are stashed in the deep channels of our brains and replace them with fresh, relevant ones.  It’s strange, isn’t it? I think resolutions are tacky. Jan. 1 is usually synonymous with a horrible hangover….

Opinion

Stereotyping interferes with meeting new people

I am from Lawng Eyeland. I open and close draws, drink wooter and like my cawfee dark. Now, as the reader, many things may have rushed into your mind before meeting me. Some common assumptions are: (1) My taste in men ranges from juiceheads to stronger, tanner juiceheads. (2) I wear Juicy Couture track suits…

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