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Sami Kirkpatrick

worms in space

Sami Kirkpatrick is a Trinity sophomore. His column, "worms in space," runs on alternate Wednesdays.


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The stories only I know

I had heard of the A word, the S word, and even the F word before, but this W word, before even I even knew what it was, seemed to be on a whole other level. After all, W is a much more exotic letter than A or S or F.


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On Instagram and the sorority squat

Often I’m not even aware that I’ve made the decision to check social media; I find myself pulling up Snapchat completely instinctively. Above all else, my checking habits stem from a compulsive need to not leave things incomplete. Quite simply, they represent an utter waste of time. 


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Guns, knives, and fidget spinners

My biggest takeaway from the gun show was that as much as I disagreed with these people’s politics or lifestyle choices, I can’t say that anyone I met was unkind or hostile in any way. In fact, everyone greeted us nicely with a smile. 

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