By Sophia Yakumithis Thanksgiving is approaching and I could not be more excited.  With the exception of a few drunk uncles, my family always brings wholesome dialogue to the table — a great time to catch up after spending almost an entire semester away at school. My family is Greek, so our Thanksgiving dinner includes […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis “What did you eat today?” A question anyone with Greek heritage is well-versed in.  Everytime I call my yia yia — Greek for “grandmother”— on the phone, that’s the first thing she asks. Not, “How was your day?” or “What did you do today?” She gets straight to the point: “What did […]

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1. You’re constantly told that it’s water, not “wooder.” When you tell people that you’re thirsty and need some “wooder” (pronounced just so), they always make you repeat yourself. Then they proceed to let you know, in no uncertain terms, that you’re wrong, and that the correct way to pronounce the word is “wah-ter.” 2. […]

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By Zara Kavarana, Staff Writer Coming into college is a blank slate. We find ourselves submerged knee-deep in opportunities – some that stand out academically and some that stand out socially. So many of us want to belong, find our place, meet new people. Greek life is one of the more obvious places to start. […]

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