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You don’t have to validate someone else’s content that you may find inconsistent with your political values over the dinner table. Instead, just use holiday time to get together with family members and relax.

How to avoid the hostile political talk at the dinner table this holiday season

November 23, 2020

As the fall semester slowly comes to its end, many students across the country are preparing to return home for Thanksgiving. This year has been a whirlwind, and let’s face it: we all need and deserve...

Like Eicher, I also believe in the power of conversation and communication. However, since social media has the ability to reach millions of people almost instantaneously, it can become a dangerous rabbit hole for drama and social exile.

We can cancel online orders, not human beings

October 20, 2020

English poet Alexander Pope, once said “To err is human,” alluding to the fact that all people make mistakes. Some of these mistakes are more serious than others, like knocking over the coffee mug...

For me, traveling offers a time to disconnect from my hectic daily routine and allows my mind to focus on the beauty surrounding me. This year, however, the summer was different for most of us.

Secure the remote control, not your luggage. The “new” way to travel during pandemic

October 14, 2020

Although my luggage now collects dust and remains hidden in the depths of my closet, I often think back to the days when I traveled around Spain with my family.   My parents are originally from Spain,...

The only thing that seems to help slow my thought process is journaling.

Saying goodbye to ‘Dear Diary’: The reality and benefits of journaling

December 10, 2019

A key figure in English literature, Oscar Wilde, once admitted: “I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read on the train.” On a daily basis, my mind is...

Natural treatments are not as unconventional as people think / Illustration by Christine Park

Moving away from society’s dependence on contemporary medicine

November 18, 2019

On average, 47 million prescriptions are unnecessarily written up by doctors and emergency departments per year across the United States. But there’s a natural side to medicine used to treat pain and...

With midterms creeping in, it’s even more important to go out and get moving. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa 

Exercise to relieve academic pressure this midterms season

October 22, 2019

Every day, college students balance time between assignments, work, co-curriculars, and social lives. Getting our blood flowing via exercise gets pushed back into the pits of our endless list of priorities....

After hearing Miami natives detail the northeastern winter, I began to wonder if I’d experience SAD when freezing temperatures hit. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Seasonal Affective Disorder: Overcoming the winter blues

September 29, 2019

Growing up in Miami, I practically lived in a bikini and flip flops, savoring warm temperatures and sunny days year-round. Now that I live in Boston, I’ve made the switch from flip flops to boots. Realistically,...

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