The Orion

Class attendance: better late than never

Enrique Raymundo

November 21, 2014

I stand outside the door to my classroom. Everyone else is inside. I'm not. I open the door anyway.The professor stops midsentence and turns from the class to gaze at me. My fellow students stare, silently judging me. The professor smiles, venom under their lips."You're 15 minutes late." I take the w...

Classes thrive when students speak out

Alyssa Dunning

October 12, 2014

Class discussions need everyone participating, even the introverts.A year ago I would have never spoken up in class, even if I knew the answer or had a strong opinion on the discussion at hand. I was terrified of speaking up. I would have full-blown panic attacks just thinking about getting called on by a ...

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