By Sami Elizondo By 2021, there is no doubt in my mind you have heard about meditation. You probably associate it with “granola girls” or suburban moms on a health kick. I urge you to put these generalizations to rest. Everyone gained something from quarantine, even if it may not seem that way. I went […]

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By Khadijah Khogeer [Trigger Warning: this article discusses diet-restriction.] Over two million years ago, our primal ancestors roamed the earth, searching forests for game animals and making fires in caves. This is called the Paleolithic period, when humans were close to nature and hadn’t begun farming. With the advent of agriculture, humans began domesticating animals […]

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By Katherine Wright  I want to be a morning person. I want to be the type to naturally wake up at 7 a.m., spring out of bed and get on with my day. I want to make coffee, frolic through the empty campus streets and have birds sing to me, flowers bursting through the pavement […]

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By Maya Frankel I am so overwhelmed these days. School is a whirlwind of assignments, projects and exams. And I can’t be the only one who feels extremely stressed out. Lately, I’ve been staying up super late doing work, until two days ago when I took a night for myself. I ordered sweet potato fries […]

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by Grace Donahue As someone who is about 17 seasons late to “Grey’s Anatomy,” I never bothered to catch up with the rest of the world. However, as someone who adores oddball, workplace sitcoms of the mid-2000s, I had to watch “Scrubs.” “Scrubs” has easily become my comfort show in my first semester of college […]

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By Veronica Thompson There are a lot of things to consider when getting a tattoo, and the procedural aspects are even more difficult to understand — you can only understand it after you have been through it. That being said, I will do my best to communicate my understanding and thoughts about all the formalities […]

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By Andrew Harwood The Greek chorus blares their droll commentary as Jocasta, wife of Oedipus and Queen of Thebes, runs into the palace and hangs herself. Oedipus lingers, having just been told other horrid news, still unknowing of his beloved wife’s fate. His servant follows after the Queen, only to return with morbid information. Oedipus […]

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By Michelle Tian I’ve recently learned I have absolutely no self-control. I already knew that, but I never knew how bad it was until I was introduced to true crime — the beginning of a self-destruction cycle. On the first day of 2020, I stumbled upon a YouTube documentary about the vanishing of flight 370 […]

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By Thalia Lauzon I never thought I was old. I just turned 19, so I didn’t think I’d get to that mindset so early in life –– but here I am. Two weeks ago, my friend and I were having a conversation that somehow became about our hometown of Chicago. We found out together that […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis Aries (March 21 to April 19) Congrats! You will receive your first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine this month, along with genital herpes. The two are unrelated, though. Taurus (April 20 to May 20) The most amazing things seem to happen when you least expect it, so don’t be surprised when you […]

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