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Where you read it first | Sunday, April 14, 2024

Khuyen Bui


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Opinion

Op-Ed: From abolishment to co-creation

I’ve been watching the unfolding drama on Pro Row during my undergrad career at Tufts, and I think it’s almost as good as Games of Thrones (2011–). You have the Establishment vs the Rebel, engaging in a lengthy attritional war. Since last year, the Rebel launched a massive attack that devastated the Establishment. It’s unclear whether the latter is defeated or now plotting a counterattack. What an epic story; it makes my walk along the Row on a Friday night even better than a Broadway show.

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Columns

Dear Jumbo: The importance of living importantly

Today is an important day. I hope you feel that way, for a good education should help one develop a sense of importance in the work one does.I don't mean it in an egocentric way. The ego has a bad rep for a good reason: The world has indeed borne countless wrecks due to some egocentric people. ...

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Columns

Dear Jumbo: Choose pain over numbness

One thing I’m grateful for in life is that many people have shared with me their more intimate, vulnerable sides. Take an earlier personal experience: I grew up with neither many haves nor wants. When I went to schools with wealthier friends, I was surprised at how many put-together people are a mess ...

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Column

Dear Jumbo: On achievement and fulfillment

-Saturday afternoon, 55 days to graduation, Whole Foods, San Francisco-“What's the difference between achievement and fulfillment?” My mind wondered. As I closed my eyes and prepared to enter a nice nap, I found myself naturally reflecting on the journey so far.Many of us remember that feeling ...

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Columns

Dear Jumbo: Vu Deja

You may have heard of Deja Vu, but have you heard of its alter ego, Vu Deja? If Deja Vu is the feeling of having already experienced a seemingly new situation, then Vu Deja is the exact opposite. It is seeing something we already know as if it were the first time.I first experienced this at a silent ...

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Opinion

Dear Jumbo: DTR

This phrase caught on in my mind like a meme when a friend taught it to me a few weeks ago. I would tell people, "I just learned this really cool phrase: DTR!" to which they would ask, "What does it stand for?" The moment I said, "Define The Relationship," everyone's ...

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