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Journaling: Meditational monologuing in a time of crisis

“Dear diary, this is now day 46 of quarantine.” This has to be every journal keeper’s dream intro. It seems like these days, one of the most marketable lifestyle habits is mindfulness. It’s as if keeping a compendium of your absurdist anecdotal humor, fantasies, dreams,…

One-on-One: Cat vs dog

A cat’s tail BY SALEM HEX; DICTATED BY JADE SEWELL Who the hiss are you? Do you have any food? No? I’m not sure why you’re in my presence, then. Since you’re here, though, I might as well tell you about the feline hell my…

Video games I’ve revisited while stuck at home

As the shelter-in-place order continues, I have been finding things to fill my time at home between work for online classes. Being stuck in isolation has given me the opportunity to revisit some of my long-lost favorite games, as well as finally get through new…

‘Coronacation,’ my experience as an international student

The week before spring break was one of the most exciting and busiest I’ve had. The following weeks were some of the most chaotic. I had been cast in my first ever role at Bradley as an orphan girl in a production of “Midsummer Night’s…

3,2,1 Bake! The ultimate quarantine baking list

Tired of binging Netflix and scrolling through Instagram? How about making some quality ‘gram material? Even better, how about making something totally postable that you can thoroughly enjoy! After watching way too many episodes of any cooking show, (I’m looking at you “The Great British…

Opera legend casts angelic voice across the void

In this time of global crisis, many artists are trying their hardest to bring beauty and serenity back into our lives. Andrea Bocelli, a blind Italian tenor born from humble beginnings in Lajatico, Italy, momentarily paused the world on April 12 when he sang at…

This week in pop culture

Everyone and their mother released a new single That’s right, several artists dropped new singles this week, including Alanis Morisette, Alicia Keys, Avril Lavigne, Charli XCX, Cher Lloyd, Evanescence and Kane Brown. Lavigne re-recorded her recent single “We Are Warriors” and changed the lyrics to…

Quarantine Rewatches: Knives Out

It’s time to reflect: 2019 was a great year for movies. Among the seemingly endless nominations for various film awards last year, I assert that “Knives Out” was totally slept on. Admittedly, with films like “Parasite” and “Marriage Story” making their debuts the same year,…

Animal Crossing: New Horizons, the game of quarantine

Nintendo could not have released “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” at a better time. With players stuck inside, “Animal Crossing” is a great way to pretend to be outside.  While it’s basically “Chores: The Game,” the objectives are well-balanced by its cute aesthetic, fun music and…

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