An (Extra)ordinary Commencement

Posted on Feb 15, 2020

A report on the first day of the 3-month Professional Course in Publishing by one of the students from the Class of 2020. An (Extra)ordinary Commencement Shubhayan Chakrabarti Hmm. Where to begin? So much is happening already that I’m completely flummoxed with everything we’re learning with each passing day. Anyway, they say that the beginning is always the best place to . . . well . . . for the lack of a better word . . . begin (although I personally I find the in medias res technique far...
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