Leaving the Jungle for Something Scarier

I feel like this is my final curtain call. In many ways, I suppose it is.
Four years ago, I arrived at UC Irvine, bright-eyed bushy-tailed, and altogether terrified.
Oddly, the very first thing I did was sign up to write for the newspaper.
I don’t remember exactly why or how I went about it, but the next thing I knew, there was a story assignment in my unworthy hands and a lifetime of memories directly ahead.
Soon enough, I became an editor, signing away my soul and my Sundays for a chance to shape the minds and ideas of my fellow students. ‘With great power comes great responsibility’ was my motto, and I reached far and wide to represent all aspects of our campus within my six-page section.
Ambitious though I was, my young and na