I open my computer and take off my shoes. Beata ‘20, my co-choreographer, takes out a piece of paper and some pens. We are determined to choreograph a minute or more of our dance in the next two hours.
My phone vibrates in my pocket. It is a Facebook message. The message reads, “Topics emails are due tonight!” I gasped and quickly replied to my co-editor. We agree to meet at the Bathhouse later that day to write the email. Sipping on coffee while talking about American politics, we come up with two pages full of article ideas with descriptions and article links. A few years ago, I never would have imagined being on the board of The First Amendment (TFA), the School’s political opinions magazine. I started off as a casual writer but never expected to be more.
The door clicks open and I’m greeted by warm smiles from my Housemates and a caring conversation from my Duty Master. Although not every check in is as energetic as it is today, I appreciate these moments the most.
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