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Used to be lonely

Used to be lonely

| Friday, May 21, 2021

The summer after I graduated high school, people asked me if I was nervous about starting college. I wasn’t really, but only because I didn’t spend much time thinking about it. What was there to think about? I had no idea what it would actually be like day-to-day, so read more

Embracing the unexpected

| Friday, May 21, 2021

During the first week of my freshman year, amid what felt like endless Welcome Weekend events and “Notre Dame introductions,” I called my mom sobbing. I hated college, I told her. Everything felt strange and lonely, and I wanted nothing more than to go home, already mentally filling out read more

The philosophy of a broken laptop

The philosophy of a broken laptop

| Friday, May 21, 2021

One day about two months ago, my life changed dramatically. No, it wasn’t retiring as Editor-in-Chief. The top half of my laptop popped open, and a few tiny screws clattered to the ground. I didn’t think much of it. If anything, I accepted the fact that art (an almost read more

It’s Taurus szn bby <3

| Tuesday, May 11, 2021

April 19th marked the beginning of Taurus season that ends on May 20. Now I am not a big astrology person, but I would be lying if I said I don’t occasionally read my horoscope and read on the characteristics and traits of astrological signs. I don’t have a read more

Palestinian lives matter, too

| Monday, May 10, 2021

Palestinians appear nowhere in the “working definition” of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). This is the main problem with this definition, which Blake Ziegler marshalled, in his recent piece for The Observer. There, Mr. Ziegler defends the equation of anti-Zionism with antisemitism. Parenthetically, according to a report from read more

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Ode to the Snite: Celebrating her life

| Monday, May 10, 2021

One of my favorite things to do when I’m walking around on campus with someone I want to get to know better is to smile and gauge their interest in an impromptu Snite visit. Sometimes people feel they have to justify their preparation to be underwhelmed. I hear a read more