By Khadijah Khogeer The pandemic has taken a toll on the restaurant industry this past year, and although it feels like we’re constantly told to support small businesses, it’s always a good reminder that restaurants still need locals’ support to stay open. February also happens to be Black History Month, which is a time to […]

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By Veronica Thompson I have eight tattoos, so I may not be an expert, but, I do have some experience and would like to share a few lessons I’ve learned. First off is the question everyone wonders: does it hurt? Yes, it does. Anyone who says tattoos aren’t painful probably just has a high pain […]

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By Grace Knoop For the past 10 years, I spent my winters by the pool and at the beach in my hometown of Sarasota, Florida. My first day of winter in Boston hit me like a truck. Then I got a HappyLight, and I have been in love ever since. My HappyLight shipped to my […]

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By Katrina Liu Few songs still affect me the same way they did when I first heard them. Songs often become stale after you play them over and over again. However, it’s been more than three years since I first listened to “In Your Atmosphere” by John Mayer, and it’s still as beautiful as it […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis  With Valentine’s Day around the corner, love is in the air. And, assuming we’re all following CDC guidelines, it’s the only thing in the air. I have an interesting relationship with Valentine’s Day. I think it’s one of the dumbest, most arbitrary holidays that only benefits capitalism. However, since my time writing […]

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By Emma Simonoff Here is a list of reality competition hosts and their role in their show’s hypothetical family. Jeff Probst: The rich uncle “Survivor” host Jeff Probst is that combination of down-to-earth and detached person who says, “We’re family but we’re not friends.” He’s on the family vacation, but he’s staying at a nicer […]

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By Khadijah Khogeer [Trigger Warning: this article discusses diet-restriction and fasting.] Since New Year’s Eve, I decided to try a new diet each week in the hopes of finding a long-term solution to my unhealthy eating habits, most of which I developed due to college stress. I tried a vegan diet for a week during […]

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By Katherine Wright Writing is undoubtedly a time-consuming, overwhelming, intimidating and frustratingly open-ended process. Even so, the creative liberty it provides is glorious and satisfying in its final product. We keep writing and continue to find joy and accomplishment in it. But with every project we tackle, we are quickly reminded of the resulting frustration, […]

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By Veronica Thompson This is my first semester of college and as I’ve been getting used to Zoom classes, I’ve noticed a few social norms emerging among students and teachers alike. These are things that rarely happened in classes before the pandemic. For one, people tend to end Zoom calls by saying “thank you” instead […]

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