By Khadijah Khogeer Veganism isn’t just a trendy diet, it’s a lifestyle increasingly adopted by many people around the world. Vegan restaurants and plant-based meal options have been popping up everywhere over the last decade.  A vegan diet cuts out dairy, meat, seafood and animal byproducts such as honey and eggs. Because some of my […]

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By Anh Nguyen It was only my fourth night in quarantine. Around 7 p.m., while reading a news article on her phone, the woman in the bed next to me exclaimed in distress, “Somebody in this quarantine area just tested positive!” We sat in a room enclosed by the borders of Vietnam National University — […]

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By Alia Al-Chalabi To me, sandwiches are the quintessential quarantine food. You may wonder what a perfect sandwich is considering there are endless varieties, but trust me: there are rules. No matter what kind of cold cuts or leftovers you stuff into that glorious piece of bread, you still have to follow some guidelines. Believe […]

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By Michelle Lu Tian Remember when we said to ourselves that 2020 was going to be our year? Well, was I right?  We rang in this new year with the Australian bushfires, then thought there was going to be a World War III. Next, a legendary athlete and his daughter passed away. But now? COVID-19, […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis I approach trendy lifestyle brands like Goop, founded by self-proclaimed health guru Gwyneth Paltrow, with serious caution. Minimalistic, all-lowercase claims to groundbreaking herbal formulas that will totally rejuvenate your vaginal health are typically a facade put up by rich white women to hold themselves to a higher importance than just “soccer mom.” […]

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