By Katherine Wright  It’s weird to think about the pre-summer excitement of the past. At this point in the year, we would normally be eager with anticipation regarding the end of school work and the onset of summer vacation. Now, though, everything is totally different. While the conclusion of classes and warmer weather are definitely […]

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By Andrew Harwood As much as I hate to accept it, the time has come for me to wrap up this series for the semester. Born out of a sole interest and passion for cinema, I began “Cinephilia” last September, and oh how it has deepened my infatuation over this past year.  Given that this […]

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By Autumn Moon At the beginning of quarantine, I felt like I was at a loss. I couldn’t see my friends in person, and I couldn’t go to public places. I felt confined in my house.  Before the outbreak of COVID-19, I looked forward to going to the gym every day. I’ve always been an […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis Quarantine is finally getting the best of me and I think I lost my marbles.  “But you can’t lose what you didn’t have!” Well, if I’ve learned anything from social distancing and staying confined to a 1,000 square-foot house with three other adults for the past two months, it’s that I very […]

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By Katrina Liu After about a month of online classes, I can assuredly say that it isn’t for me. I miss being in a university setting. I miss walking along Commonwealth Avenue. I miss physically going to a classroom or lecture hall. I miss Boston. It’s really difficult to sit through recorded lectures since no […]

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By Julia Furmanek  My baby sister has always been a bit of a homebody. As soon as she could form full sentences, she’d ask the same exact question as soon as she woke up: “Is today a ‘stay-home’ day?”  Now she is six years old, her dad has taken to stockpiling nonperishables in his sock […]

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By Michelle Lu Tian There are two more weeks until freshman year is over. It’s really weird that I can say that. I still remember being a sophomore in high school and dreaming about going to college. Every time I thought about it, I was just overwhelmed with excitement. They all say it’s the best […]

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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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