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Alli-strology

My dearest astro fiends, It is I, your favorite Sagittarius, Allison, and I am here to help guide you into next week. Your horoscopes, I have heard ,have been resonating. At the end of the day, whether you believe in the power of the stars and planets, if what you…

Top five mental health practices: A difficult conversation

*This piece was published in The Bald Spot, which is the paper’s satirical/humor section.* Let’s talk about Mental Health.     I had to break through thousands of layers of Stigma just to say those five daring words. That’s right: There is a lot of Stigma surrounding Mental Health. Nobody…

A new approach to ~procrastination~

You may not realize that you struggle with procrastination. After all, most of us have learned to put off doing our homework, answering our emails and every other thing imaginable with only the faintest awareness that we are procrastinating—and many would consider this the epitome of skillful procrastination. While I…

Superheroes Confused by Parents’ Weekend Mask Mandate

For most Carls, Family Weekend was a time of reconnection. The campus was alive with the bustle of students frantically concealing their new lives amidst the lukewarmth of familial love. But, thanks to the temporary mask mandate imposed from Friday to Sunday, the Northfield area’s small yet existent superhero community—whose…

Alli-strology

Dear Friends, Another week for the books. It’s me, your bestie and favorite Sagittarius, Allison, and I am here to tell you about your astrology forecast for the coming week. It’s about to be a lovely month. I love November. I love the transition from fall to winter, my birthday…

Arb Notes: Magestic Migrations

With the icy wind blowing and the geese amassing once again on Lyman Lakes, we have come to the time of the year when the idea of migration resurfaces from the back of everyone’s mind. The Franklin’s gulls (Leucophaeus pipixcan) have already embarked on their southward journey. Their summer breeding…

Alli-strology, Issue 4

Yoohoo, It’s me, your favorite Sagittarius. This past week, the full moon in Aries gave a push that we needed. Whether or not you think so, you are doing great and are a brilliant light! Congratulate yourself for every little win. As always, we are in this together. Refer to…