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The truth behind my late nights in LIB 366

In Uncategorized on June 5, 2012 at 8:00 am

Have you ever felt like Bill Murray in Groundhog Day (you know, doomed to repeat the same sequence of events for what seems like eternity)? I’m certainly channeling that sentiment right now.

It’s approximately 3:30 a.m. I’m in a computer lab on a college campus working on a publication with a rag-tag group of student journalists, all of whom were hand-picked to take part in a project because of their skills in different areas. Imagine, if you will, that we call ourselves The Avengers of student journalism. Okay, so I might be the only one on staff to slap that label on us.

No, it’s not 2005 and I’m not in the Linfield Review lab in Renshaw Hall in McMinnville. I’ve grown up a bit since then, learned a few lessons and achieved something none of my friends could have imagined back in those days—I got my driver’s license. Even though most everything in my life has changed, I’m still experiencing the same sensation I felt during those marathon production sessions for The Veritas so many years ago. Read the rest of this entry »