It’s the second day of finals, and Starbucks at 8:30 am was already reasonably populated with students who were caffeineing-up for the morning. Some of my colleagues in the ZSR Library have said that the stress level is palpable there. The first couple of days are always hard, because there is a lot of anticipation of exams to come, and for students who have two in one day that makes it especially trying.
We’re continuing “Internet Meme Week” here at the Daily Deac and featuring a WFU-related version of popular memes. With “The Hobbit” opening this Friday, this meme goes out to all the Tolkien fans out there. It’s the “One does not simply” meme, which is used to express the impossibility of a situation. In The Fellowship of the Ring, the task is to take the One Ring and destroy it in the fires of Mordor. To get there is to face many obstacles, each seeming impossible to overcome. The character Boromir points out “One does not simply walk into Mordor.”