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One More Rant Before I Go

Posted on May 12, 2015 at 5:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Monique Quistorff-Hilltops Editor-in-Chief


After two and a half years, I’ve said all that I’ve needed to say.


This is it. This is the last rant you are ever going to get from me. I know some of you just let out a sigh of relief (though I doubt anyone who is tired of reading my editorial rants has stuck with me for this long. To those of you that have, I want to thank you for putting up with me for this long.). I’ve spent the entire se...

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How To Spend Your Last Few Weeks As An Undergrad

Posted on April 28, 2015 at 3:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Monique Quistorff-Hilltops Editor-in-Chief

 

I’ve got the plague and it’s called senioritis. The bad news is that I don’t think they’ve found a cure for it yet.


 

With twenty-six days left until I graduate, the senioritis that I am currently experiencing has never been so potent. One would think that having the end within sight would ultimately make a person w...

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The Universe Tends To Know What It's Doing

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Monique Quistorff - Hilltops Editor-in-Chief


Taking the time to appreciate where the universe brings you, who the universe lets you meet, and how the universe will never be big enough to keep you apart.


I’m fresh out of epiphanies this week, which can probably be directly linked to the lack of sleep and under consumption of food that comes with entering the last month of an undergraduate career, but these conditions usually lead to some editorial rant...

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The Importance of Appreciating Hard Work

Posted on April 14, 2015 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Monique Quistorff - Hilltops Editor-in-Chief


We’ve all worked hard on something and we all know how devastating it is when that hard work is trampled on.


Shortly before spring break, the Hartwick College yarn bombing project was stolen from its perch atop the grand staircase. The giant neon colored quilt took nearly an entire semester to create and was made with the help of thirty volunteers. After it had spent its time on display, the intended goal o...

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The Uncertainty of the Future

Posted on March 17, 2015 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Monique Quistorff - Hilltops Editor-in-Chief

My mother worked at the same job for roughly eighteen years and in the last year, the company that she worked for went bankrupt. In the last month, my mother found herself without a job for the first time in my life.


My mother learned about the bankruptcy this past November. I’ve spent many phone calls since then trying to console her as she feared the uncertainty of her future. I understood why she was afraid; she ha...

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