Wistfully thinking back to simpler times, senior Tripp Carpenter was already starting to miss the feeling of seriously considering showing up to office hours every few weeks. “Things won’t be the same without waking up in the morning fully intending to go to office hours, then deciding to fuck around with my friends in the Blue Room instead,” Carpenter sighed, reminiscing about all the stimulating academic conversations he deeply considered seeking out every once in a while. “If I could give advice to incoming freshmen, it would be to savor the rush of convincing yourself you’ll go to office hours and build relationships with your professors, and then actually not doing that because it’s too much of a hassle. It’s such a huge part of the college experience.” At press time, Carpenter cracked a nostalgic grin and thought back to all the times he passed blood drive posters and briefly wondered if he should go.
Senior Going To Really Miss Seriously Considering Showing Up To Office Hours Every Few Weeks
Published Friday, September 25th, 2020