How to survive the “illderness”

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“Uh-sneeze-cough-hhhhh.” Ah, the all too familiar scene of the “illderness.” No, not the wilderness, the “illderness” – the landscape of tissues, propped pillows and empty bowls of chicken noodle soup that a bedroom becomes when the ill inhabit it. From the age of learning to speak until 18 years-of-age, this call usually brings a parent […]

An open letter to first year students

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It is the fourth week into the fall semester, which means Gannon freshmen will be relieved from Freshmen Hours soon. While many have found new friends and settled into their niche, there’s still much yet to come. My sister is one of those freshmen, at Otterbein University, though, and while we discussed college, I never […]