An illustration of columnist Annalise Kamegawa.

Annalise: A friend of surrealist scenes

At This Point

All you can really do is sit in the darkness of her room, comb through her hair with your hands and hope that the Frida Kahlo cross on her wall that’s dangling from a thumbtack doesn’t come crashing down.
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ZAYN’s ‘Pillowtalk’ puts us to sleep

Zayn Malik fled from the sea of preteen, life-size cutout hoarding, high-pitch squealing One Direction fans for an ambiguous abyss and now has the burden of redefining himself. But if “Pillowtalk” is any indication of what is to come, he’ll need to work on cultivating his new identity. Malik took
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A definitive list of best songs to sing in the shower

Today, Wednesday, Feb. 3, is a marvelous day. Why? Because it’s National Singing Day! That means you finally have an excuse to sing out loud in situations where it would usually be considered socially unacceptable to do so. Have a song stuck in your head while you’re walking through Sproul?
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(D)evolving language

I can’t recall reading any acronyms in the works of Chaucer or Shakespeare. How has this rapid creation of new words become so common?
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