The Sundial

‘Married Life’ focuses on clich’eacute;s, more strife than joy

Sean Campe

March 11, 2008

Let's be frank for a moment: I'm not married, engaged nor in the process of settling down. I'm dating, but in turn still searching and wondering whom the mystery guest will be that I'll spend my years waking to every morning. I do not, however, think that Harry (Chris Cooper) thought about the true ...

A senior’s discount: Growing up

Sean Campe

March 11, 2008

I'm a huge procrastinator. I put off yawning sometimes, only 'cause I know it'll put me to sleep. My sink has dishes in it that haven't been washed since October. Homework and essays mean "later" or "the night before" in my world. Instead of doing what I should be doing, I sit around and collect unan...

A senior’s discount: Water to wine

Sean Campe

March 4, 2008

Wine, beer or liquor, the social lubricant of life, lets us let go of the short parts that tether us to a tangled weave of "self." We walk around sober from day to day, worried or sometimes without care, but always advancing to a momentary satisfaction. When those moments turn and face to reveal a so...

Unplugged: Tossing the tube

Sean Campe

February 27, 2008

Hi, my name is Sean and I'm a recovering Television addict. I've been doing pretty well, but you know every now and then I'll be at friend's house, or with my parents and I'll give in to an hour or two. But on my own, I've been strong and sober for what's about to float into eight months now. It's h...

A senior’s discount: Missing dorks

Sean Campe

February 26, 2008

Writing this, right now, as your eyes glide over and absorb my words: I'm drunk. Hammered, trashed, s**t faced, squashed, blitzed, tied on, tossed, and just down right bloody bashed. And I'm listening to m.i.a.'s Kala (a great album). It's all easy, really: two beers and a glass of wine with dinner; th...

A senior’s discount: Elevator etiquette

Sean Campe

February 19, 2008

With the new semester freshness fading in the air, I find that patience has become my "bff" for these first few weeks. With all the lines curving a mile or so for food, books, parking permits and even to speak with a teacher in order to add a class, I have to hold as much patience as humanly possible. B...

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