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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Michelle Tian Dear Spring 2021,  Please be nice to me. I haven’t used my brain in a month, I’m taking five courses instead of the usual four and I’ll be taking an existentialism class, so I’ll definitely be questioning my existence and the meaning of life every single week. So please, be nice to me. […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis It’s time to leave this semester behind. Like, seriously, throw-it-away-and-don’t-look-back behind. Bluntly speaking, I’ve never had a worse semester. The year itself was completely doomed — and this Fall offered no exceptions. I’ve taken some time to reflect, and I realized some things that happened just a few months ago feel like […]

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By Michelle Tian You probably didn’t notice that I didn’t write last week because I’m not a celebrity and nobody cares about me.  Sorry, that was really depressing, but yeah, I wasn’t able to write last week. That’s because I was busy living through an extremely horrible experience that’s honestly kind of hilarious to me […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis We’re reaching a point in the pandemic that feels less tolerable than anything we’ve experienced thus far. I don’t know if other people feel that way, but I certainly do. While I’ve always had an active imagination — perhaps too active — I’ve never looked to escapism to cope with whatever demons […]

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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 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 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 Sophia Yakumithis Welcome back to your regularly scheduled program of my blog, aka a reading exercise for my grandfather and probably no one else. I’m personally happy to be back to school, but we’ll see how I feel after two weeks of embodying Dickens’s lament in “Hard Times.” Coming back to college after a […]

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