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You are never alone in feeling lonely

Dana Nichols January 30, 2020

Illustration by Red RaderIn Nina’s column last week on the impact of growing pains, she referenced the experience of temporary visitors in life. These temporary visitors, as she expressed in her...

Sustaining motivation in the new year

Sustaining motivation in the new year

Editorial Board January 24, 2020

It's hard to feel motivated after a semester of hard work and tireless effort, and that's what every spring semester feels like. Though winter break is a nice reprieve from back-to-back classes, hours...

Lessons learned over break: The impact of growing pains

Lessons learned over break: The impact of growing pains

Nina Loya January 23, 2020

Illustration by Ren RaderI like to think that I'm a strong, resilient person, but almost every part of my first semester of college pushed me past the point of healthy growth. The bad outweighed the good...

Photo credit: Ren Rader

An 18-year-old’s (small) identity crisis

Nina Loya November 13, 2019

Illustration by Ren RaderAs an indecisive person, I have been unsure about a lot of things in college. A lot of the time, I’m unsure about the little things like what I should have for lunch, or...

Photo credit: Ren Rader

Sometimes going home is the best medicine

Nina Loya October 31, 2019

Illustration by Ren RaderI have been in college for two and a half months now, and I'm still homesick.Homesickness comes in all sorts of shapes, sizes and colors. As a matter of fact, it affects women...

Photo credit: Ren Rader

I’m supposed to be here… Right?

Nina Loya October 15, 2019

Illustration by Ren RaderHi, my name is Nina. I'm a Hispanic, first-generation college student from the Rio Grande Valley, and I suffer from imposter syndrome. Now, if you are a bit unsure what "imposter...

Photo credit: Ren Rader

Friends are key to coping with homesickness

Nina Loya September 28, 2019

Illustration by Ren RaderHomesickness in college is pretty commonplace. Whether home is a one-hour drive away or halfway across the world, feeling homesick is valid and not something to just brush off....

Photo credit: Andrea Nebhut

Live like a Sim: Lessons from a sandbox game

Nina Loya September 11, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutThe very first Sims game, created by Will Wright, made its debut on Feb. 4, 2000, as a sandbox PC game. Little did Wright know that a whopping 19 years later, people, like...

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