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Can seniors dream?

Can seniors dream?

Joy Lazarus April 7, 2017

Of all the memories I had with my aunt in Florida, the strongest ones are when I was younger, when memories were few and far in between. You must have dreams, she would say. Her emphasis was always on...

Finding new thoughts in old books

Finding new thoughts in old books

Joy Lazarus March 24, 2017

Becker's Books is a seemingly small bookstore a few lights south of my childhood home. I've driven past it for years and didn't stop in until recently. The shop has an outdated exterior and is located...

Exploring life through the sincerity of letters

Exploring life through the sincerity of letters

Joy Lazarus February 27, 2017

The best card I received was for Christmas a few months ago. I have a box of cards beneath my bed partly because I'm sentimental and like to write them (and thus receive some in return) and partly because...

Radio heartbreak

Radio heartbreak

Joy Lazarus January 27, 2017

Have you ever heard your voice recorded? It's nauseating, isn't it? "That's me?" you question, and wonder how people even look at you while their ears bleed as you talk. This feeling is surely never...

How to deal with disappointment

How to deal with disappointment

Joy Lazarus November 18, 2016

I used to think  that if something walked like a duck, and quacked like a duck, then it was a duck. But now I'm not so sure. Appearances are deceiving, and often enough, when something seems inevitable,...

The Death of the Vine

The Death of the Vine

Joy Lazarus November 7, 2016

Ernest Hemingway is known for many things, including his six-word stories. They are micro-fiction stanzas that rely on the economy of words to create a story. A notable example of this is perhaps his most...

On the Road with Steve Hartman

On the Road with Steve Hartman

Joy Lazarus October 27, 2016

If you've ever wanted to find solace in a piece of journalism, lend your eyes to the lovable Steve Hartman of CBS Evening News. He's a reporter who currently, and has for many years now, travels around...

The state of the modern dance

The state of the modern dance

Joy Lazarus October 1, 2016

I grew up watching movies. Movies of older generations mostly; and, because I was the youngest and outnumbered by a house of men, they tended to be of the action or superhero variety. I managed not to...

Playlists: the new mixtapes

Playlists: the new mixtapes

Joy Lazarus September 15, 2016

The musical spectrum  is evolving. I base this observation on the widely used service of Spotify. In middle school, the only way I could listen to my favorite hits was to log on to Yahoo! Music through...

Serving up life, lawyer-style

Serving up life, lawyer-style

Joy Lazarus September 10, 2016

Despite my best efforts, I found myself unemployed two summers ago. Besides occasional babysitting stints and dog walking,  I read, painted, slept an unhealthy amount on my couch and watched, when I was...

Making the most of Mabee

Making the most of Mabee

Joy Lazarus August 18, 2016

Welcome, first years, to the epicenter of your social life. Dine morning, lunch and evening in the expansive Mabee Dining Hall, filled with an array of options to choose from. If you're on a meal plan,...

The Things That Matter Most

Joy Lazarus February 6, 2015

I read a book over the break. It's a collection of nonfiction and short stories by Marina Keegan, a Yale alumna who died in a car accident five days after her graduation. It was entitled "The Opposite...

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