At the end of every calendar year, a new group of seniors finish their year-long positions at The Michigan Daily. From across every section, many Daily staffers write their last byline — and some even write their first — as they pen their senior goodbye, a reflection on their time within the physical (and virtual) bounds of the newsroom and a chance to thank those who most enriched their time here.

Read below to see senior goodbyes from those graduating in Dec. 2021 or May 2022: