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:: By Dan Dry

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No rest for the weary

It’s close to 1 a.m. Sunday, December 4. Indie-rock music pulsates from a pair of large speakers. Hundreds of students jam into the Reynolds Club for the annual Midnight Breakfast, featuring pancakes, eggs, sausage, and a study break a few hours before finals officially begin. Still, Christin Davis, a first-year social-sciences graduate student, works on a take-home exam, apparently oblivious to the commotion.

image:  no rest for the weary