By Sophia Yakumithis In an age of perpetually heightened stress, where we don’t work from home but rather are “living at work,” a week-long break feels more needed than ever. Unless you are somehow avoiding reality — in which case I strongly envy you — you know most colleges and universities opted to cancel their spring breaks […]

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By Katherine Wright  I want to be a morning person. I want to be the type to naturally wake up at 7 a.m., spring out of bed and get on with my day. I want to make coffee, frolic through the empty campus streets and have birds sing to me, flowers bursting through the pavement […]

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By Grace Knoop For the past 10 years, I spent my winters by the pool and at the beach in my hometown of Sarasota, Florida. My first day of winter in Boston hit me like a truck. Then I got a HappyLight, and I have been in love ever since. My HappyLight shipped to my […]

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By Veronica Thompson This is my first semester of college and as I’ve been getting used to Zoom classes, I’ve noticed a few social norms emerging among students and teachers alike. These are things that rarely happened in classes before the pandemic. For one, people tend to end Zoom calls by saying “thank you” instead […]

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By Katherine Wright It’s February now, which means a lot of things. For one, 2021 is already well under way. Valentine’s Day is coming up, and the weather is freezing but also promises warm weather and a return of spring. And daylight will — hopefully — stay with us a little while longer. It also […]

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By Amber Bhatnagar Wow. What a semester.  While 16 weeks and counting might seem long to most students, my time as Blog Editor this semester has flown right past me, and I can’t tell if that’s a blessing or a curse. Heck, this entire year has flown by, for obvious pandemic-related reasons. As I sit […]

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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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