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 Emma Simonoff The Hamptons are a symbol of elegance — of old money getting away from the dirty muck of summer in Manhattan. When I picture the Hamptons, I imagine manicured families wearing all white to polite barbecues and getting up early to play tennis at the beach house before going to the club […]

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By Michelle Tian Yup, we’re five days into the semester and I’m already questioning my existence. I knew it would happen, but I expected the anxiety to kick in halfway through the second week. This is just too early. God knows what I’ll be like in May. I’m absolutely convinced that everything is fake and […]

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By Michelle Tian For those of you who don’t know, Ariana Grande came out with an album entitled “Positions” Friday and I have not been able to breathe properly since the moment she announced the release date.  Now, I’ve been a die-hard Arianator since 2014, but for the sake of analyzing this album, I’ll try […]

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By Michelle Tian When I was in high school, I would constantly fantasize about the memories my future roommate and I would make together. Whether that be deep conversations at 2 a.m. or gossiping about that boy you really want to ask out, I was ecstatic to realize each and every experience.  Having a good […]

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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 Katherine Wright  There’s a lot of pressure to do something fun, extraordinary and life-changing every weekend. My Friday and Saturday nights feel like they must be filled with crazy experiences accompanied by constant bursts of laughter.  These over-the-top expectations can get exhausting. But, at their core, buried beneath layers of extravagance and a desensitized […]

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By Julia Furmanek This past December, I did a thing. I shaved my head.  After years of trying to grow my hair out — only sabotaging the progress with some impulsive, emotionally-instigated cuts, or, even worse, botched home-dye jobs — I had enough.  At this point, my hair was dead three times over, assaulted by […]

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On Feb. 26, thousands of music lovers across the globe rejoiced as the music industry announced the decision to change the global release date for music to Friday instead of Tuesday, the decades old designated day for new music. The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, known as the “voice” of the worldwide recording industry, […]

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