Mencher ’12 Published in New York Times

Olivia DrakeAugust 6, 20091min

An essay titled “Romance Crushed” by Marie Mencher ’12, a prospective Spanish major, was published in the July 20 edition of The New York Times.

“He left, I ran up to my room and put the Indigo Girls’ ‘Mystery’ on repeat for the next half-hour, and sobbed. I made awful, croaking, animal noises and screamed into my pillow, but running through my mind were these beautiful simple thoughts like, ‘We were so close.’

An extended excerpt of the essay is online here.