I recently bought myself a plant from Market Basket. As I cradled my new polka dot/freckle face plant in the checkout line, I did not anticipate that $3 could bring me so much joy. I’ve watched with delight as my plant has slowly spread it’s pink-speckled leaves and flourished on my desk. However, happiness is […]

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The super mom The super mom maneuvers the airport with her double stroller, two crying babies, countless snacks and an activity bag filled with crayons and dolls. The airport is the ultimate test for a super mom, especially when going through security. I always have a lot of respect for moms who can handle their […]

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I may or may not have had a love/hate relationship with Thanksgiving break. I am thankful for Friendsgiving, amazing food and great memories, but I’m also super thankful that people are back on campus now. Here’s my Thanksgiving break play-by-play: Day 1: Where have the natives gone? (Wednesday, Nov. 23) The first day of break […]

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The exact age demarcation for the millennial generation is somewhat ambiguous. Some demographers consider millennials as those who were born between early ’80s and late ‘90s, and others extend or shorten the year range. There are, however, less disputable ways in defining this generation. If you have been told that you are entitled, coddled or […]

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Note: Contains spoilers from “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life.” Rory is getting a lot of flack from fans after the premiere of the “Gilmore Girls” revival. Granted, her characterization is questionable in the continuation, and a lot could have been done in the revival to tie up the series much better. However, the […]

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College is a time full of intense study sessions, late night fun and social opportunities 24/7. It means FaceTimes with Mom and Dad, scavenging for food and trying to catch up on sleep every chance you get. For me, college has been one of the best experiences of my life, but it also has made […]

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Twins are portrayed in books, films and TV shows as clones. They finish each other’s sentences, act and dress the same and in some cases look the same. But these stereotypes are more myth than fact when it comes to my relationship with my twin brother, Andrew. When you first see me and Andrew, you […]

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These days, love can seem hard to come by. Our generation has made it nearly impossible to find anything close to a valid relationship, with various dating apps and the weird hookup culture we’ve found ourselves in. Yet, love can be found in a couple of weird places, even if it only lasts for a […]

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Being Jewish during the Yuletide is like watching one of those fake, recorded fireplaces on your television. You can see the crackling flames and hear the pops of the fire, but it still remains a 4K Ultra-HD version of high-def holiday warmth. For most of my life, I have been an anthropologist of Christmas. That […]

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