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Year of the Introvert

Year of the Introvert

Maria McGinnis May 29, 2021

Illustration by Preston Randall When the COVID-19 pandemic forced everyone to shift to working, learning and living life remotely, it was hard for some people to make the adjustment. Those who were...

Move Over Jeans, Its Joggers Time To Shine

Move Over Jeans, It’s Joggers’ Time To Shine

Maria McGinnis April 9, 2021

Take a second and think back to January of 2020. You are waking up in the morning and getting ready for school or work and picking out your clothes. Maybe it is a formal day that calls for slacks and...

Romanticizing Serial Killers

Romanticizing Serial Killers

Maria McGinnis February 20, 2021

Illustration by Miranda Sepúlveda Pop culture has the power to impact viewers in a variety of ways. Maybe you watched “Gossip Girl” and started incorporating headbands into your wardrobe because...

Weekly Wellness: Putting A Price Tag on Christmas

Weekly Wellness: Putting A Price Tag on Christmas

Maria McGinnis December 10, 2020

Illustration by Alyssa Maziarz The holiday season is finally upon us. For some people it’s their favorite time of year — myself included. The holidays can be hard for people for a number of reasons....

Weekly Wellness: ‘positions’ Is Exactly What We Needed Right Now

Weekly Wellness: ‘positions’ Is Exactly What We Needed Right Now

Maria McGinnis November 12, 2020

Illustration by Elliot Burr I won’t start this blog by telling you that 2020 has been a hell of a year, because I’m sure you already know that. Between the pandemic, the election and everything...

Weekly Wellness: Voting

Weekly Wellness: Voting

Maria McGinnis October 1, 2020

Illustration By Jocelyn Burton Keep calm and vote on. In my last blog, I wrote about the importance of breathing, specifically breathing deep, and how we don’t do it as often as we should. As...

Weekly Wellness: Take A Deep Breath

Weekly Wellness: Take A Deep Breath

Maria McGinnis September 17, 2020

Illustration by Samantha Schaffer Welcome to my blog series “Weekly Wellness.” It’s exactly what it sounds like. Every other week, I’ll be going over something in the realms of wellness to...

Cover art by: Sarah Riedlinger and Elise Jennings

Sad panic: An editor’s journey through the coronavirus pandemic

Maria McGinnis April 29, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t made me cry yet.  For as over-emotional as I am, that statement shocks me. Everything has been uprooted. Everything about this semester is completely different...

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