At a wedding I attended several years ago, everything was going according to plan — right up until the bridal bouquet toss. As tradition dictated, the bride turned around and flung her bouquet toward the bachelorettes gathered in the center of the room. Not part of the script? The cluster of ladies dispersing like shrapnel as the bouquet sailed toward them. “Times have changed,” the father of the groom stage-whispered amid giggles from the audience. That same year, many of th
Spring Fling Throwback. Pen and ink. Originally published in the Daily Pennsylvanian on April 5, 2007. Two eagerly anticipated announcements come springtime:
1) Who is the commencement speaker?
2) Who’s performing at Fling? Since graduation only really concerned a fourth of us, the latter was arguably of more interest to the entire student body every year. The choice of musical performer to headline the annual Spring Fling concert was often hotly contested, with people comp
Mad Scramble. Pen and ink. Originally published in the Daily Pennsylvanian on February 8, 2007. On-Campus Recruiting (OCR) was both a blessing and a curse to undergrads at our university. The process allowed companies to come directly to campus to interview students early each semester (full-time job interviews in the fall and summer internship interviews in the spring). On the plus side, students were able to apply for, schedule, and view all their interviews (which took pla