About Andrew Schuman

Andrew Schuman graduated from Dartmouth College in 2010 with a double major in Engineering Sciences and Philosophy. At Dartmouth, he was Editor-in-Chief of The Dartmouth Apologia. He is a founding director of the Eleazar Wheelock Society in Hanover, New Hampshire.

Worldliness and Anxiety

Walking across Dartmouth’s campus recently I overheard one student say to another: “Hey – you should come to Gammapalooza at Chi Gam tonight, everyone’ll be there...” and then somewhat compassionately added, “but don’t worry if you can’t.... no FOMO!” If you don’t know what this acronym stands for, I’m sorry to say, you’re missing out. It’s one of the most useful acronyms to be added to the online urban dictionary in the last five years. FOMO = “fear of missing out”. With these four letters the a … [Read more...]