A coming-of-age story of a young man's conflict-filled Sophomore Year. My Sophomore Year is a narrative describing a young man's rite of passage as he traverses a conflict and passion filled year in his life. Alex William Felton or as his friends call him Staush, has a falling out with his father and this relationship strains him throughout his entire sophomore year at Mid-Atlantic University. He falls in love with the girl of his dreams, Ashley; has an affair with the girl of his fantasies, Professor Laura Wilson and makes strong bonds with several friends. The strength of his friendships and his true love for Ashley helps him to cope with the suicide of his close friend and roommate Ken. Ultimately the recognition of his love for Ashley and his father's love for him helps Staush pull things together in the end and see the truly important aspects of life.