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Small talk kind of sucks sometimes and here’s why

Isabella Hunter, Columnist May 5, 2022

Perhaps one of the most irksome facets of everyday life as a white upper middle class student attending a liberal arts college is small talk. It has its place and it serves its function, but I honestly...

Another Perspective on Cultural appropriation

Peggy Li, Opinion Editor October 29, 2017

In light of the PSA’s plastered around campus around Halloween time reminding us that ‘My culture is not a costume’ for an often-times oblivious perpetrator, it seems important that we re-think cultural...

Illustration by Catalina Burch

Faith, Future, and the Eclipse

Peggy Li, Columnist September 17, 2017

Rewind to the eclipse frenzy before school started, with people looking up confusedly with some snazzy patterned glasses, or looking through a slit in a large cardboard box. It was a time when people were...

A Case for Friendship

Alya Bohr , Columnist October 20, 2016

Friendship rocks. Yeah I know, not a very controversial statement, but bear with me here. Friendship is one of those things that everyone needs and values, but that we so often take for granted. Where...

The Foldening

Dana Thompson September 15, 2011

Hector Clemons was on his way to pick up his laundry; he had stuffed it all into a dryer hours ago and forgotten about it. After realizing there was no clothing whatsoever in his room, he decided to retrieve...

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