Monday, April 6, 2020 - 1:07pm

On March 25, I boarded a flight from Detroit to Southern California, where I grew up. The airport was eerily empty, the Transportation Security Administration workers wore masks and televisions throughout the terminal were broadcasting the latest fatality numbers of COVID-19. Rolling my suitcase to my gate, the few people in the terminal gave each other a wide berth, exchanging nervous yet empathetic half-smiles. This is weird, everyone said wordlessly to each other. Things are not as they should be.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 12:12pm

On Feb. 6, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., made headlines when she announced she would not be attending the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), conference in Washington, D.C. Sen.

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 12:27pm

In the universe of college student organizations and meetings, icebreakers are a necessary evil — universally hated, yet they persist in a futile attempt to personalize meetings beyond the generic name/year/pronouns/major introductions. At their best, icebreakers provide a tiny, mostly insignificant insight into the tastes and preferences of the people around you.

Monday, February 3, 2020 - 2:42pm

As I enter the second semester of my senior year of college, I’ve found that one of the most wonderful parts of this era of life is the evenings spent on friends’ couches drinking wine, surrounded by people I’ve grown close to over the past years. As the chaos, deadlines, anxiety of forming new bonds and all the noise of the first few years of college die down, this stage of life feels like a comfortable, much-needed settling in.

Monday, January 20, 2020 - 11:03am

In the past few weeks of January, news headlines, social media and essentially every aspect of my digital media sphere seem to have been dominated by Oscars news. Even for someone who considers herself relatively removed from the world of cinema, it’s impossible to ignore the buzz.

Sunday, January 5, 2020 - 5:57pm

During the winter holidays, Augie’s Coffee Roasters of Claremont, California is overflowing with recent college graduates reuniting, families stopping for a moment with babies in strollers and young couples chatting over matcha, oat milk lattes. The customers spill out to the tables of the Packing House, a relic of the ancient Californian citrus empire that’s been repurposed into a village attraction, complete with artists’ lofts and a used bookstore.