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Those Odd Honors of Honors

Those Odd Honors of Honors

Every university has its traditions, and every university likes to believe that their traditions are the best. Luckily for attendees of The University, their way of doing things actually is the best, but I digress. Graduation is upon us, kids. Time to pound a bottle...

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Mother’s Day at the Last Minute

Mother’s Day at the Last Minute

Every brunch is booked, Amazon won’t make it in time, and you’re at least a decade too old to come up with a macaroni painting and call it “art.” Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and here you are, empty handed, definitely about to lose your slot as Favorite...

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Ten Rules for Living (kind of) Like Thomas Jefferson

Ten Rules for Living (kind of) Like Thomas Jefferson

Charlottesville has two indisputable heroic fixtures: Bodo’s Bagels and Thomas Jefferson. The finer laws of bagel ordering are well, albeit subtly, established-- but how familiar are you with Jefferson’s rules to live by? Refined from two letters he wrote advising...

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