• lifestyle

    providence coffee

    where to go when you need some joe

    February 18, 2021
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    Even with COVID-19 still in full swing, classes continue relentlessly, piling on what seems like more work than ever in such a short time span. What’s worse is that the first harrowing round of midterms is already here. Last year, I dropped a history class right before the first midterm because I was not prepared […]

    stuff for single people to do on valentine’s day

    a guide to making it your day too

    February 11, 2021
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    If you’re among the 50.2 percent of people in the United States who are single—congratulations, you’re part of the ignored majority! People in a relationship, who constitute a minority in the United States, get an entire holiday dedicated to them. Well, in this house, we won’t stand for this lack of single representation… We believe […]

    remote reflections

    what i realized from my semester at home

    February 11, 2021
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    After an abrupt flight back home involving my dad armed with a tub of Clorox wipes and a bottle of hand sanitizer in the two side pockets of his backpack, I arrived in the sweltering heat of Houston, Texas, and shed all of my winter layers. If you had told me I would wind up […]

    dear first years,

    advice from two graduating seniors

    February 5, 2021
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    You know, you could ask your Meik some of these questions, but that requires effort, which is in pretty short supply right now among all of us. Luckily for you, as we’ve gradually become frail elderly senior(citizen)s, we’ve become more happy to share our knowledge, and much less happy to do our readings. Here is […]

    the art of playlist making

    how to curate a playlist that best fits your mood

    February 5, 2021
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    It’s the beginning of the semester. Things are just getting started, but really, they’re not. Things have already started, and they are about to become overwhelming. Now, professors will no longer give you any “shopping period leeway”; you’ll be drowning in essays and problem sets to complete, and the walks to get tested for COVID-19 […]