Walking Cricket has become one of the unexpected joys of a year at home. Admittedly, I’m not always eager to drop what I’m doing, put on shoes, grab a coat and spend the next hour walking a seven-year-old golden retriever still bustling with the chaotic energy of a puppy. But without fail, each time I return home, I find myself calmer and more content than when I … [Read more...] about Good News: Evening Walks With Man’s Best Friend
Art by Jenny RustdadBeing on your own is a lot different than living at home. You rely on yourself for meals, clean clothes and deciding how best to spend your time. It is also a time you have the option of owning a pet that is all yours if you’re not living on campus. A furry friend, like a dog or cat, is a great housemate who will love you unconditionally. Not to … [Read more...] about Adopt, Don’t Shop: A Peck of Pouting Puppies
Art by Peau PorotesanoWe’re not sure if anyone else has noticed, but there seems to be significantly more dogs on campus recently, and we could hardly be more excited about it. Big dogs, little dogs, fluffy dogs — basically all dogs (except rat dogs because they’re more closely related to rodents than dogs. And they yap). Walking to class is a bore, running … [Read more...] about Dogs on Campus: Are We Barking Up the Wrong Tree?