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A Guide to Modern Dating

By Curan Mehra

I’m not saying I’m an expert on love, but I have had the sex at least once, give or take. So it’s not surprising that my friends are always pestering me, “How’d you even do that?” Until now, I’ve kept my techniques a secret. But because it can get awfully
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The years drive by

By Allison Erny

The fat, gray-blue Honda Odyssey sways down 880 like a drunken metallic bee. I sit in the backseat cross-legged with my eyes closed. On some endless family drive through the southwest desert, Grace once told me that the images of the landscape outside the car fly by and make the
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The trails are alive

By Anya Schultz

One silent bird drifted seamlessly off into the distance as the fog crystallized into the morning sky. I felt something small open up as if I just found the key to my antique chest, and my heart and lungs and capillaries softly smiled at the world. I had made it
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College Cats and Dorm Dogs

By Sam Strimling

Senior Meg Dowley is sitting near two dogs on Memorial Glade, watching Snaps, a large, spotted terrier mutt out of the corner of her eye. Snaps wrestles another dog a third his size. The smaller dog has his eyes open in alarm, a deer-in-headlights look plastered on his face, but
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Definition: yo͞oˈnēk

By Gabriela Mendoza

I’m aware with every grain of my being. Every movement, every gesture, statement, idea brings us only to another complex and interesting thing. “How’s your transition going?” “Good! But the weather confuses me.” “Oh, really? How?” “Well, sometimes it rains but I’s nah cold.” I am aware as I step
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Weekender Picks

By Weekender Editors

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, San Francisco’s free three-day music festival, is upon us. Take BART to Muni to Golden Gate Park to catch Dawes, Lone Bellow, Conor Oberst and countless others. Not interested in making the trek across the bay? Check out CalSLAM’s first poetry slam Friday night in 60 Evans.
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