The Poetry of Reality

Lost in Translation

Last summer I saw myself in a test tube. Watching my amateur-ly extracted DNA swirling in a glass tube, I remember panicking at the enormity of the situation. This was it. This was all there was to me. A strand of proteins and four letters with the ability to write
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When your lectures are webcast as television shows

It’s about that time in the semester when midterms are in full steam. And besides copious amounts of stress and anxiety building up, the lack of time to eat and sleep have also resulted in extreme hunger and tiredness. Every fiber of your being is telling you to hit the
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Midterm rejections to say nay to the bae

Midterm studying already gives us no time to spare, yet the person you’re not interested in still seems persistent. So, go ahead, give that person your best line. “Philosophy midterms go deeper than you can.” “I’m happier about checking the solutions to the Statistics 20 practice midterm than I am about seeing
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Dissolving false stigmas around PMS

Safe, Sane and Consensual

I’m sitting on the toilet — just using the bathroom, for crying out loud — when, all of a sudden, I’m actually crying out loud. It’s that time of the month again. Last month’s column explored how real and severe of an impact PMS can have on people’s lives. Many
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