Change is inevitable. There comes a time when all things familiar give way to new.

We have become super seniors. On the first day of the final year in college, I felt like a new student, but I had goofed around for two years. It was filled with a lot of enthusiasm and too many emotions. I had to perform in the assembly. I had performed onstage before, but this time it was different. The fact that this was my last year in college and this would be the performance that counts kept ringing in my ear. I was in a dilemma, not knowing whether to be happy to get a degree at the end of the year or sad that I would be leaving the “noisy bunch” as our teachers called us. I will miss everything about it — the fun, laughter, tears, fights, compromises, pranks, ten hands in one lunchbox.

This is the beginning of the struggle we must look forward to in life, but it begins with the end of student life. It is not only me, but all students go through this phase. We know that there is no other way.

Veena G.R., III Year BA English Literature, SDNB Vaishnav College, Chromepet

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