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Life isn’t all about the hustle

Life isn’t all about the hustle
September 24, 2020

Every now and then, in between my constant hustle and mundane routine, I pause. I take a moment to take in what I’m really working for. Here I am, sitting in my PJs at 11:35 p.m. on a Saturday night,...

Staying active despite gym closures

Staying active despite gym closures
September 10, 2020

We’re two weeks into the semester and as the workload is picking up, so are our excuses to be lazy. Everyone is well aware that exercising supports cognitive functioning, boosts immunity, strengthens...

Taylor Swift releases surprise album: folklore

Taylor Swift releases surprise album: folklore
August 27, 2020

Taylor Swift dropped a surprise new album on July 24 after announcing it merely 16 hours before on social media. While we spent our days binging on ice cream and Netflix, Taylor Swift wrote, produced and...

Cross Cultural Differences During COVID-19

Cross Cultural Differences During COVID-19
April 21, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has had huge social, economic and political implications across the globe. With this in mind, I decided to interview different people from India and the U.S. I found that, despite...

Why The Real Reel Podcast is a Great Listen For College Students

Why The Real Reel Podcast is a Great Listen For College Students
April 13, 2020

Amidst these unprecedented times, I find comfort in focusing my energy on something productive. Recently, I have been listening to Natalie Barbu’s The Real Reel Podcast to keep myself entertained while...

Budgets Prevent Spring Break Bankruptcy

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February 27, 2020

Spring break is right around the corner and, as a college student, I understand that it might seem hard to make travel plans while on a tight budget — especially when the internet bombards you with unlimited...

Confidence Promotes Individuality

Confidence Promotes Individuality
February 20, 2020

“Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” — Dr. Suess This quote always makes me ponder the fact that no two individuals can ever be the same. Everyone is unique and this uniqueness is what...

Netflix Releases Taylor Swift Documentary

Netflix Releases Taylor Swift Documentary
February 6, 2020

Whether or not you like Taylor Swift, Lana Wilson’s documentary about her is an eye-opener for everyone. It is common to think of celebrities as special creatures, with perfect lives. Miss Americana...

You Is Back With Another Twist

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January 16, 2020

Netflix’s (and my) favorite toxic character Joe (Penn Badgley) came back this holiday season and needless to say, I binge-watched the whole  new season of You in two days. If you haven’t seen it yet,...

Journals Provide Benefits To Writers

Journals Provide Benefits To Writers
September 12, 2019

Journaling is something that all of us start enthusiastically but never end up sticking with for very long. Psychologists have pointed out the innumerable benefits of keeping a journal, such as improving...

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