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The anti-bucket list

The anti-bucket list

| Friday, September 20, 2019

Yes, you read that right. I am going to write about all the things that scare me, all the things I don’t want to be. If I’m being honest, this is not particularly easy. I come from a family of dreamers. My mother was the optimist dreamer and always read more

Where has all the grilled cheese gone?

| Friday, September 20, 2019

Last semester, I basked under the beaming glow of the Castilian sun in historic Toledo, Spain. I spent my time stuffing my face with heavenly jamón ibérico and bought so much European chocolate that a local storeowner subconsciously checked his shelf to make sure my preferred product was available read more

It’s OK to not be OK

| Thursday, September 19, 2019

What would you do if your best friend told you they were having a bad day? Would you tell them to “cheer up?” Would you start talking about how bad your day was too, in an attempt to show them how much you “understand?” We’re always trying to make read more

On living with extroverts

| Wednesday, September 18, 2019

The clock shows 2:30 a.m., and my roommate Maria (the inside column queen) says “Good night, sweethearts” to the room. She then pauses just long enough for me to fall into a blissful almost-but-not-quite sleep. “Sara, call us a term of endearment.” In my exhausted state, I struggle to read more