The Orion

Commitment: The college epidemic

Photo credit: Helen Suh

Emma Vidak-Benjamin

April 10, 2016

Commitment: Just the word itself sounds big, scary and a little daunting. Maybe it’s because commitment truly is all that, or maybe it’s because I’m a 19-year-old college student and I know we are terrified of the word. Committing to people, places, activities, clubs, organizations, jobs and ...

Commit to your partner, not the past

Illustration by Miles Huffman

William Rein

April 24, 2015

It seems harder today to fully embrace a relationship in the vague surrounding haze of romantic potential. This is especially true for myself, and I find more and more there is only one solution. Leave every other interest behind. If you want your significant other to feel like one chapter ...

Commitment scares me to death

Matt Murphy

October 20, 2014

Nothing makes me feel light-years away from adulthood like hearing about young marriage. My parents met as undergrads, and if memory serves me right, I was born before my mom finished graduate school. I don't think that was so uncommon for my parents' generation. People started their lives...

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