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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

By Carlota Cano
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....

As I grew up, I realized that being an only child taught me more than just being self-sufficient. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Overcoming the familial obligation I felt as an only child

By Jocelyn Yang, Opinion Editor
October 20, 2019

I grew up as an only child and grandchild—but soon, this won't be true anymore.  My family recently told me about the first cousin I will have come December. When they told me over the phone, I was...

I spent the rest of my junior year constantly applying for internships and never hearing back, only to scroll on Facebook to see another student earn that Boston Globe Co-Op position or any of the other internships for which I applied. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Prepare students for the unglamorous sides of career-building

By Melissa Rosales, Podcast Producer
September 30, 2019

Last year, I opened my laptop and showed Kate Privert, the assistant director of the Career Development Center, my papers in my first cover letter and resume review appointment. Privert gave helpful recommendations...

Don’t feel pressured by the love in the air

By Editorial Board
February 8, 2018

At issue: It’s almost Valentine’s Day Our take: Don’t set yourself up for disappointment Couples wander through the dirty snowbanks of Boston Common toward the Frog Pond, where they hold hands...

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