Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 3:20pm
Healing rocks

I have severe anxiety, but luckily, I have my stones.

Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 9:39pm
Ariel Waldman

Being the fulcrum between science and art, Waldman will be speaking about her ingenious work this Thursday at the Michigan Theater.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 4:19pm
Magdalen College campus, Oxford est. 1458

With its centuries-old structures, dreaming spires and ivy vines, Oxford’s decorum and spacial designs defy the concepts of living in the present moment.

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 5:02pm
“Zipperhead” Store, South Street

I’m haunted by giant black ants.

I was a little girl, gleaming out the window of the car, and my parents were driving down South Street in Philly. I was desensitized to the crowds, the zappy signs and the smell of fried food. My eyes were locked on three-dimensional, larger-than-life black ants crawling over the face of an old punk store “Zipperhead.” 

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 10:39pm
Ashley's

Squeezed between a liquor store and a record shop, and shoved underneath a yoga studio, is Ashley’s: A hole-in-the-wall bar on State Street and a staple to the University’s campus. Ashley’s cozy cabin vibes –– an array of empty bottles atop the wooden rafters and engravings of names and doodles carved into the tables –– creates the perfect atmosphere to grab a beer, a bourbon or buffalo wings with friends. Just a few steps from the diag, Ashley’s is the tiny gem that should be celebrated for its welcoming energy and diverse selection.

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 5:49pm
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It’s an active, mindful and incredibly difficult challenge to continuously tame your subconscious, but it’s surely not impossible.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 6:53pm
Lauren Shevchek

She’s not just great because she’s a quadriplegic operatic singer, and she’s not just great because she’s triumphantly overcome tribulation. She’s great because she’s Lauren, period.

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 5:24pm
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According to Harvard Medical School, coffee can be used to reduce the risk of certain diseases like diabetes or Parkinson’s, yet coffee can cause harm to your body through stomach ulcers and cardiovascular issues.

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 10:29am
Ben Balmer

Regardless, it’s nights like this one where I was thankful to have a sweet guest with me –– one who saw the importance of two people being entertained for the sake of art, for the sake of a human connection.

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 3:26pm
Yoni Ki Baat

And while each woman carried her own sense of poise, confidence and individuality, I couldn’t help but notice a threading theme that connected these different voices: Being the best version of yourself.