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FROM THE EDITOR: Commitment Counts

Some things are not worth committing to, like bangs. Some things are better left as an isolated fling—a brief rendezvous to be reflected upon with rosy retrospection. This newspaper is not one of those things. Every week for years, students have piled into this office

ALTITUDE ADJUSTMENT: Paint Me Positive

As an anxious person, I’ve found that the best way to evade non-stop panic and stress is through creativity. The past few weeks have been dedicated to a search for a stable imaginative outlet—adult coloring books, reorganization, and nail art have been utilized. However, one

FROM THE EDITOR: Cat in the Box

My cat Trudy was thrilled on Monday when the dining room floor of my apartment began to accumulate cardboard boxes. I can’t explain it, but the cat goes crazy for cardboard. Mostly, she just likes being in boxes that she fits neatly inside of, or

ALTITUDE ADJUSTMENT: Essay Questions

Sometimes as a writing student with a writing job, it can be hard to remember why I signed myself up for so much literary challenge all at once. Every day consists of a new page, a different word count, and another prompt. This week, an

ALTITUDE ADJUSTMENT: Hasta Luego

While celebrating the New Year in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, I picked up a Spanish phrase that strikes my fancy: hasta luego. It translates to “see you later,” and captures my mood as the transition into a new year, semester, and era of this newspaper begins.