By Khadijah Khogeer Although I’ve managed to avoid catching COVID-19 thus far this semester — knock on wood — I find myself afflicted with a different type of illness: senioritis. Senioritis is, of course, not an actual medical illness. Rather, it’s a term used to group feelings such as lack of motivation and stress that […]

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By Katherine Wright  Every pet owner knows that one of the hardest parts of going to college is leaving your animals behind. They don’t understand why we left, when we’re returning and where we could possibly be. And they definitely don’t understand FaceTime.  After spending the last six months or so quarantining at home, I […]

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By Maya Frankel This question seems simple: do I actually like Kombucha? The answer, on the other hand, is far from simple. Full disclosure, I am very — emphasis on the very —  slowly sipping kombucha as I write this. For those of you who are unfamiliar with kombucha, it’s a combination of fermented sweet […]

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By Maya Mabern One of my most ambitious undertakings during quarantine has been getting through the television show “Angel,” the sometimes lesser, sometimes painful spinoff of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.”  As much as I love watching the same scenes of Buffster kicking ass in the same Universal Studios backlot alley, I felt like I was […]

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By Andrew Harwood “Excuse me preacher, you got time for a sinner?” What is good? What is bad? A popular moral question that begs the simplest yet most intricate and cunning answers serves the purpose for this week’s film: Netflix’s “The Devil all the Time.”  Based on the novel of the same name by Donald […]

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By Thalia Lauzon  I’m currently sleep-deprived writing this. It’s 12:01 a.m. and if you think I’m going to sleep soon, you’re sadly mistaken. Nope. My brain has other plans for me.  Some backstory: I have sleeping problems.  Though, who doesn’t in college? But I have the sense that most students don’t pull all-nighters for no […]

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By Emma Simonoff I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I love “Succession.” In honor of its near-sweep of the dramatic Emmy categories last week, I’m dedicating this blog to the long and confounding career of the only Roy child not to receive a nomination, Alan Ruck. You probably know Young Ruck from […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis For anyone living under a rock, supermodel Gigi Hadid and former One Direction member Zayn Malik welcomed their first child this week. And let me be the first to say: this baby is one of the biggest sources of happiness in my life right now. I was, and still am, a huge […]

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By Katrina Liu I’ve realized as I’ve grown up that I value sleeping so much, which is ironic since I used to beg my parents to stay up late when I was younger.  When high school came around, I always seemed to be up way too early and couldn’t sleep until late — I longed […]

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