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Oh, Nope

Bennett Fort ’19

“You know how people always talk about how they wouldn’t do things that people do in horror movies?” Roscoe was about to go on a rant, Arthur knew it. His diatribes always commenced with crap like that. Arthur remembered once he started one with, “You know how chickens have wings? Well, like what if they had human arms.” It was always something pointless like that. But Arthur knew he was in for it this time. No one starts a thought with “you know how,” like Roscoe.

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Husband of the Month: Alex Honnold

Skye Wu ’19 and Isabel Shepherd ’20

This month, we bring you one of the most daring men of our time: Alex Honnold. Alex’s miraculous ascents of perilously BIG WALLS could put the fear of God in any living being.

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Internal vs External Processors in the Education System

Olivia Langlois ’21

Throughout years of human development, the brain has created a complex information-processing system that begins with the input from sensory organs that turn the physical stimulus into electrochemical signals, which are then sent through many neurons and pathways until the brain can sift through the information to come out with the golden nugget of importance.

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Cheap Seats: Part 1

Simi Olurin ’19

“It’s so easy to fall out of love with something that used to consume every fiber of your mortal being. To think, that at one time in your life you couldn’t conceive the possibility that at a certain point in your life,” Sasha paused to wipe a tear, “it would no longer be your life.”

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The Bystander Effect

Siena Sysko ’21

The Bystander Effect is the psychological phenomenon in which individuals are less likely to offer help to a victim when other people are present. The greater number of bystanders, the less likely it is that one will help. Many factors contribute to the Bystander Effect such as ambiguity, group cohesiveness, and diffusion of responsibility.

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Husband of The Month: Stanley Tucci

Skye Wu ’19 and Isabel Shepherd ’20

Hello friends! Welcome to Husband of the Month, where we introduce you to the
best of the best men in HollyWU’d (non-trash of the male species). Continue reading “Husband of The Month: Stanley Tucci”

the shortest story of your life: A Short Story

Bennett Fort ’19

Early on, my brother told me that the shortest story of my life would be the one I get to tell myself. He told me this with little to no context and it’s something I’ve been trying to decipher ever since I heard it. I was 17 at the time, lacking any sort of knowledge about how a real story worked. All I saw were the words on the page, and not what was beneath them. Continue reading “the shortest story of your life: A Short Story”

The Holy Morning Trinity: Part 2

Peter DeSantis ’19

It is Sunday afternoon, and I just remembered I signed a three-article deal with The Rubble. Because I will probably be busy watching Criminal Minds during the week, I have decided to start my second article today. So now, let me formally introduce myself and Chapter 2 of The Holy Morning Trinity.

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Generation Why

Olivia Langlois ’21

So recognizing that I had no idea when the deadline was for this particular Rubble article was, I decided to begin writing it while having little to no idea what I would write about but a fair amount of gumption. My typical work style includes listening to music too loudly while working, and this was no different. In the background was Conan Gray’s “Generation Why,” it’s a gamble as to whether or not anyone who reads this will know what this song is about since it only has around 2.6 million views on YouTube. Not shabby, but no smash hit. This song basically describes Generation Y and their sense of displacement in this seemly wild world. Continue reading “Generation Why”

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