Who are you kidding? Of course you’re going to choose eating dinner over going to an event. Yes, you worked hard in high school and paid to go here for an intellectually stimulating experience, but you can’t just start sacrificing your daily dinnertime bowl of Lucky Charms either. Instead, you can pretend like you’re hearing Maggie Haberman speak by following her Tweets, and you can always go incognito and surpass your monthly article limit on The New York Times to read her work.

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