Every homie gets homesick

Now that spring break has passed in a blur and midterms have come and, thankfully, gone, it’s easy to experience a touch of homesickness during this slump with six weeks left in the semester. Rest assured, you’re not the only person on campus dealing with these kinds of feelings. Being
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Poem: The Schoolyard

Callused palms, and grass-stained elbows. Their cheeks flushed with afternoon play. My heart jolts in my chest at the sound of pierced screams, before I look up to see them laughing. They tug and swing on shined monkey-bars, daring each other to kiss the girl next to them.   I
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9 stages of grief when your technology fails

We’ve all been there. It’s 11:58 p.m. and you have 120 more seconds to finish the essay you’ve been “working on” for a week but have actually been working on for only the past six hours. It is now 11:59 p.m. and your mouse is hovering over the fateful “Submit” button
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Off the beat: Working past my depression

I usually leave my television on and lower its volume to fall asleep to the murmur of Anderson Cooper discussing something serious. On a particular early August morning, I felt comfortable enough to turn my television off, roll over to one corner of my bed and put on my earphones.
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