Sixteen days until I return to Occidental. As I sit here in my bed while wearing a down coat, I yearn for the warm glow of the Los Angeles sun. Don’t get me wrong; I love Seattle’s fresh, crisp air and gray-green-blue color scheme. I’ve been waiting so long to return to this beautiful northwest city! I’m surrounded by my family, old friends, and familiar places. But nothing parallels the sense of freedom and euphoria experienced in sunny Los Angeles, and on Oxy’s beautiful campus. There are two certain times of day on campus that I’m missing most: 12:00 PM and 4:30 PM.
At noon, any day of the week, nearly everyone on campus is trying to get lunch at the Marketplace. The Quad is full of students walking every direction. The...Read More