By Alia Al-Chalabi To me, sandwiches are the quintessential quarantine food. You may wonder what a perfect sandwich is considering there are endless varieties, but trust me: there are rules. No matter what kind of cold cuts or leftovers you stuff into that glorious piece of bread, you still have to follow some guidelines. Believe […]

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By Aasha Amber Bhatnagar Finals are just around the corner, but taking classes from the comfort of our beds makes it feel like we’re already on summer vacation. All I can hear in my head is the classic chant from “High School Musical 2:” “Summer… summer… summer…” But, unfortunately, we still have about two weeks […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis I miss my friends. I often fantasize about how much fun it would be, in theory, to be trapped inside with them, passing the time like we’re at a middle school slumber party. But then it dawned on me that that would actually suck. I can’t think of anything worse than dealing […]

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By Katrina Liu I miss hugs.  That might be the sappiest thing I’ve ever said, and I say a lot of sappy things. But it’s true. Quarantining is perhaps the most important thing right now and I know we shouldn’t be seeing others in person, but hugs from my mom just aren’t cutting it anymore.  […]

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By Julia Furmenak Okay universe — I surrender. It’s unsafe to go to the grocery store, I have to learn Spanish via Zoom and my little sister has taken to waking me up at 5 a.m. So, naturally, I woke up to a slew of texts from various family members: “Boston University might not open […]

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By Michelle Lu Tian In quarantine, I’ve found myself on YouTube quite a lot. It’s almost concerning how much time I spend watching videos.  I’m subscribed to tons of YouTubers and I’m a huge fan of all of them. Valspire Family, Bon Appetit and Michelle Khare are a few channels that I’m starting to love. […]

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By Aasha Amber Bhatnagar This quarantine thing is getting old. Every day feels like deja vu. As a West Coaster, I wake up for classes at 4:45 a.m., watch the sunrise and then binge watch episodes of “Once Upon a Time,” or something else on Disney Plus. Somehow, thankfully, I’ve been able to stay in […]

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By Katherine Wright  Some of our favorite childhood books have been taken out of inventory in our ambitious attempts to tackle home-restriction-related boredom. In that battle, I’ve given some thought to possibly reinventing these stories to suit our current state. Here they are: your favorite childhood stories, coronavirus edition. “Are You There God? It’s Me, […]

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