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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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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