Students shouldn’t look forward to break

October 15, 2019 Len La Rocca 0

You know the feeling — two essays, a lab and an obnoxiously long online homework assignment, all due by the end of the week. You feel as though you are being held underwater by your academics, begging to rise to the surface for air. This is how many students feel before a break. […]

People should realize they’re not alone

September 30, 2019 Jane Bowden 0

When I transferred to the College last fall, I’ll be honest — I didn’t think I belonged at first. It wasn’t because the environment wasn’t welcoming or I thought I should’ve gone to another school; it was because I felt alone and different for being a transfer student. […]

People should look beyond dating apps

September 23, 2019 James Mercadante 0

In college, it’s hard enough finding a relationship when you’re already busy balancing your academic studies with other responsibilities, which is exactly why dating apps like Tinder and Bumble are so popular among college students. […]

Students should join more extracurricular activities

September 18, 2019 Muhammad Siddiqui 0

Now that we are a couple of weeks into the semester, most students are beginning to feel the brunt of their coursework. For some, getting back into the routine of balancing work for classes and other commitments has become second nature. However, for others, the freshman class in particular, this adjustment period may be unfamiliar. Looking back at my own experience freshman year, there are definitely some things I would have done differently. […]

People should be proud of their names

September 10, 2019 Liya Davidov 0

A name is sacred, a title that no one can take away. There will always be someone with the same name as you, but none of them could ever identify with it the same way. It took me years to understand that about my name, and honestly, it still takes a lot of self-reminders. […]

Students should find joy in learning

September 5, 2019 Camille Furst 0

One of the most difficult challenges I had to overcome was my predisposition that whatever a student learns in college, there must be an end goal; a firm reason for each class you take and how it will benefit you in acquiring the “dream” job, as well as having the idyllic career so many yearn for. […]

People should use fear as motivation

August 27, 2019 Lara Becker 0

This summer, I insisted, despite the reasonable objections of my parents, that I return to my summer camp one more time to be a counselor. I figured that my summers of carefree cannonballs into the deep end and late-night bonfires were numbered, and that I could squeak out one more season by returning to the iconic place that defined my childhood. […]

Home is a mindset, not a location

April 2, 2019 Isabel Vega 0

“Where are you from?” This is such a straightforward question that is typically answered in a short sentence, but having experienced four major moves and only being 18, I often find myself struggling to find the right response. […]

People should take gluten-free allergies seriously

March 25, 2019 Lily Firth 0

Over the past few years, many people have followed the gluten-free diet trend because they think it will lead to massive weight loss or an altogether healthier lifestyle. This is a misconstrued message that needs to be debunked because people without gluten allergies […]

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