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A Trilogy`s Lessons
Sarah Daniel
Tulane University
Knowledge is a fickle matter. Some things we learn will stay with us until our deathbed, while others will leave with the speed of a hummingbird`s wings. By far the most memorable piece of literature I have ever read is J.R.R. Tolkien`s The Lord…

Everytime You Fall
Sarah Daniel
Tulane University
In the words of the ancient Chinese philosopher Confucius, “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising each time we fall.” Whether in ancient days or the present, this phrase holds true for all of humanity. It holds true for my life…

The Next Step
Lindsay M. Pick
Tulane University
They say “Patience is a virtue” and “Good things come to those who wait”. I believe better versions of those statements are “Passion is a virtue” and “Good things come to those who work”. These modified mottos are an explanation of who I am and…

Looking Back
Cole DeLaune
Tulane University
The man wonders why he has not always thought of himself in the third person, for each day is but a death and a subsequent rebirth. Although disdainful of dramatics, he exudes a talent for tragedy. Upon reflection, however, the incongruity is not…

From Humble Beginnings
Anonymous
Tulane University
My father has always told me that education can break down many barriers, whether they are class, racial, or religious. For this reason my father has made it a priority for me and my sister to attend well established private schools. This…

A loss that has changed me for the better
Anonymous
Tulane University
I always looked forward to June 17, the birthday of my only living grandparent. Every year I spent the day composing corny jokes that made her to snort with laughter and murmur loving approval. But in 2002, in a matter of seconds, my associations…

Saving the River
Conor O`Sullivan
Tulane University
One Sunday morning in March 2008, I dug into the recesses of the Bakersfield Californian to find an opinion article stating the possibility that our river could flow again after two dry years. A full river? My mind drifted back to when I could…

A Lifelong Passion
Anonymous
Tulane University
During a typical fall morning in my second grade year, I came across my dad contemplating an endless list of blurry numbers that covered the pages of his newspaper. Looking up at me, he pointed to a sketch of mans face. This is Warren Buffett,?…

Another Door Opens
Anonymous
Tulane University
It was our last scrimmage game before the start of the 2009 Valparaiso girls varsity basketball season. The clock counted down not only the time left in the game but also how many seconds I had left playing on my basketball team before I told the…

David Wolkoff`s eBay Store
David Wolkoff
Tulane University
When I was fifteen I borrowed $200 from my father, bought a broken Sidekick phone on eBay, watched YouTube videos to learn how to repair it, and re-sold it for an $80 profit. That was the start of David Wolkoffs Store, an eBay business, which has…

Seeing the Homeless
Anonymous
Tulane University
The entire high school packed into the auditorium on a December morning for the weekly assembly. After a few student announcements, the chairman of the Community Service Board asked us to step up our contributions to the gift drive because we…

Dodging Tiger Spray
Anonymous
Tulane University
The Siberian tiger roared and twisted his massive body as he pressed his paws against the chain-link fence. Miniscule dirt particles trickled from his raised paws while saliva strings dripped from his gaping mouth. I stood on the other side of the…

Me, Myself, and
Kelli Marie Huck
Tulane University
From past to present, and soon to be my future, my development into a young adult has blossomed me into a witty and hard-working lady. As an Army child, my family moved around from base to base quite a bit; some can say my mindset is nomadic….

The Time I Quit- A Runner`s Perspective
Anonymous
Tulane University
I heard the final call for my race. By now I should have been done with my warm up jog and run-outs and heading over to the check-in tent, spikes in hand, ready to run the 3200 meter race at the State Championship meet. Instead of pinning on my…

The Butter Knife
Sydney Schultz
Tulane University
My mother and I — weary with travel, drained from a day of sightseeing, and armed with only a butter knife — once dismantled a bathroom door in a Paris apartment. We were exhausted, having, in true Schultz family vacation style, walked about 10…



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