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 Khadijah Khogeer As the Fall semester comes to an end, it’s hard to believe our classes have been on Zoom for nearly seven months. While the online learning experience has pros and cons for everyone, I’ve personally had the hardest time doing group projects remotely. If you’ve always hated the idea of working in […]

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By Katherine Wright  Nowadays, it’s straight-up obnoxious when your phone’s photo app sends you “on this day 2 years ago” updates or Snapchat alerts you of a new memory. Now that we’re trapped indoors, looking forward to grocery store outings and Zoom calls, we don’t want to see our past selves bragging about all the […]

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By Julia Furmanek  Okay, I’ll admit it. I have a bit of a caffeine problem. It starts in the morning when I’m a little groggy from staying up too late the night before. I feel peppier after and I like it, so why not have another? Bring a little excitement to the drone of Zoom […]

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By Katherine Wright  Before classes started, a major storm caused me to lose power for a week. Thirty minutes of high-speed winds led to fallen trees, broken branches and no electricity. It was unprompted, unexpected and — as you can imagine — not ideal in our new World of Zoom.  However, power outages are not […]

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By Maya Frankel I have quite a bit of experience when it comes to long-distance friendships. At this point, I feel completely comfortable calling myself a professional. Separation anxiety is real. Believe me, I get it. My roommate and best friend Tali and I have separation anxiety if we are apart for more than 30 […]

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By Thalia Lauzon Sometimes you just need to laugh after a long day of Zoom class, being stuck inside or generally feeling bored or depressed.  These YouTube videos will brighten your day and take you to another world filled with happiness and entertainment. Sit back, relax and don’t drink anything while watching these videos because […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis I’ve been taking my classes entirely remotely and let me tell you: it’s so not my speed. I have a difficult enough time sitting still in class. I’ve always found excuses to get up and walk around in the hallway about halfway through lectures and if my professor is the type who […]

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By Khadijah Khogeer Although I’ve managed to avoid catching COVID-19 thus far this semester — knock on wood — I find myself afflicted with a different type of illness: senioritis. Senioritis is, of course, not an actual medical illness. Rather, it’s a term used to group feelings such as lack of motivation and stress that […]

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