The piece was written by Marina Keegan '12 for a special edition of the News distributed at the class of 2012's commencement exercises.
When Marina Keegan died, tragically, at the age of twenty-two, in a car accident in May, she had just graduated from Yale University and was about to start a job on the editorial staff of The New Yorker. (She had interned in the magazine’s...Show More Summary
More than a month has passed, and I'm still waiting for someone to articulate why I find myself drifting from the 12 half-finished Word documents on my desktop to Facebook and typing "Marina Keegan" into the search bar.
The boyfriend of a woman who was killed in a car crash just days after her graduation from Yale last month was cleared of all charges Thursday in a Massachusetts courtroom, NBC station WHDH in Boston reported.
Los Angeles Times | Cape Cod Times Massachusetts State Police have summoned Michael Gocksch before a magistrate on a charge of vehicular homicide. Marina Keegan, Gocksch’s girlfriend, was killed on Cape Cod in late May when Gocksch lost… Read more
Loneliness is a choice. You can be surrounded by a web of people and if you are using those people to complete yourself, you will still feel lonely. You have the choice to alter that terrifying feeling inside of you and turn it into an opportunity -- an opportunity to discover who you are, who you want to be and the choices you can make to become the best version of yourself.
On a typical afternoon a few weeks ago at Koffee—a popular gathering spot in New Haven—I agreed to meet with Marina Keegan, a Yale senior who was days away from graduating. She was applying for a couple of jobs, and she wanted to kick...Show More Summary
In the midst of the panic and epiphanies that have plagued my life for over a month now, Marina Keegan's essay was the one thing that put my mind at ease.
The 22-year-old playwright and journalist Marina Keegan died shortly after graduating from Yale this weekend, but her work will live on. The New York International Fringe Festival, or FringeNYC, is featuring performances of her musical "The Independents."
Marina Keegan's death reminds us all just how fragile life can be.
The passing this weekend of Marina Keegan, a writer, journalist and recent graduate of Yale University, has sparked mourning and self-reflection across the web, particularly among recently-matriculated college students.
Sad, Sad, Sad. Marina Keegan was a young woman who saw possibilities everywhere she looked. She had plans aplenty for after graduation but her ambitions were cut short by a fatal car accident only seven days after her Yale commencement. She was an esteemed contributor to the Yale Daily News whose inspirational parting message wa published posthumously on [...]
"We're so young. We're twenty-two years old. We have so much time. There's this sentiment I sometimes sense, creeping in our collective conscious as we lay alone after a party, or pack up our books when we give in and go out - that it is somehow too late."
Marina Keegan, who graduated from Yale College on May 21, died in a car accident on Cape Cod on May 26. The Yale Daily News has reprinted Ms. Keegan's wonderful essay distributed at commencement, The Opposite of Loneliness. Here is the opening: We don’t have a word for the opposite...
A 22-year-old Yale gradate, Marina Keegan, who penned her life's lessons in a final column for the Yale Daily News, died just days after commencement. But the words of her work, "The Opposite of Loneliness," have lived on. The Massachusetts resident died in a car crash on her way to a vacation house on Cape [...]
Marina Keegan had just graduated from Yale University and was about to begin a dream job at The New Yorker. But Keegan, 22, was killed in a car crash Saturday and is being mourned as "an exceptional person, wildly talented, and with the confidence and character... to have done f …
We’re so young. We’re so young. We’re twenty-two years old. We have so much time...We can’t, we MUST not lose this sense of possibility because in the end, it’s all we have. - Marina Keegan, Yale 2012, who was killed in an auto accident over the Memorial Day weekend.
We were saddened to learn of the death of Marina Keegan, who was to start work at The New Yorker on June 11th; she had just graduated from Yale, where, by all accounts, she was an extraordinary presence. That was certainly true when Marina was an intern in our fiction department, last summer; she also wrote for our books blog while she was here. Show More Summary
In her final essay to her classmates, 22-year-old Yale student Marina Keegan penned an ode to live at the university she was preparing to leave. At the time, no one knew it would be her final essay altogether. On May 26, just days after graduating, Keegan and her boyfriend Michael Gocksch were driving on Cape [...]
I think it's safe to say that most of us would have been at least a little bit jealous of Marina Keegan before last Saturday. She was a 22-year-old recent Yale graduate about to start a job as an editorial assistant at the New Yorker...Show More Summary