Author Archive Claire Park

fall back

To decry the absurdity of there being just 1.5 weeks left before the end of my penultimate (!!!) Dartmouth fall term, I choose not to recount what has passed this term. Instead, I will review past fall terms! In particular,…

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Ahead

In conversations of late, there’s a topic that my friends and I won’t broach. References to it with words like “thesis” and “eighteens” terrify. Someone informed me yesterday that the new freshmen would be arriving on campus this Sunday and…

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Baffling

14S: There was contra-dancing the second (?) weekend of term when it was still snowing (in the context of our current weather, this is ridiculous), crashing birthday parties and meeting some great new people through them, meeting people in general,…

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Emails, Midterms

Last week was probably the most traumatizing week I have ever experienced at Dartmouth. It was also the most humanity-affirming. In short: Tuesday morning I woke up and basically couldn’t stand up straight without feeling like collapsing on the floor.…

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Found

Some people, places, odd bits I’ve found or re-found this term: 1. Campus in the early morning light: I’ve been on this new life plan in which I go to sleep instead of staying up until my eyes burn, and…

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Glückwünsche

At 5PM EST yesterday, I was sitting in One Wheelock doing orgo problems as students across the world were receiving word about some of their college acceptances. The most important relevant of these being Dartmouth. To all the ’18s, congratulations!!!…

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