Unnecessary Tools: a contradiction

By Sesha Kammula Tool (noun): 1. a handheld device that aids in accomplishing a task. 2. something (such as an instrument or apparatus) used in performing an operation necessary in the practice of a vocation or profession. There’s a kitchen implement that is only used to slice avocados. It is named, aptly enough, an avocado slicer, and you can buy one for $5.99 on Amazon. … Continue reading Unnecessary Tools: a contradiction

Skincare: a millenial’s obsession

By Viri Garcia I’ll just say it now: I’m a millennial and I’m obsessed with skincare. There are countless articles about our generation’s growing obsession with self-care in general. From manicures to gold sheet masks, it is true that we have not only brought self-care to life, but also suffocated it. However, when it comes to self-care, I think that it’s not only important to … Continue reading Skincare: a millenial’s obsession

Reasons You Should Ditch Your Pads and Tampons and Use a Menstrual Cup

By Fauna Mahootian 1. They’re environment and wallet-friendly Menstrual cups are efficient in terms of both cost and material. Menstrual cups cost around $20-40 and last for around 10 years. According to Mooncup, an average user of menstrual products disposes of around 300 pounds of pad/tampon waste during their lifetime. And the price totals at around $2500 spent on menstrual products, as estimated by the … Continue reading Reasons You Should Ditch Your Pads and Tampons and Use a Menstrual Cup

Was Thoreau “Extra?”: or is that even the right question to ask?

By Sesha Kammula I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. -Henry David Thoreau Extra is associated with excess. To have extra is to have more than strictly necessary, … Continue reading Was Thoreau “Extra?”: or is that even the right question to ask?

Name a Less Iconic Duo

art and article by Sarah Chefka Cornell University and your mental health Your emotional labor and the emotionally unavailable people to whom you devote it Fraternity culture and toxic masculinity The Student Assembly & its disappointing thoughts on Cornell Cinema An open table at Zeus and the time you willfully waste attempting to find one—time you will never get back, no matter how hard you … Continue reading Name a Less Iconic Duo

Your Question is Pork: Andrew takes the hog for a spin through Google Translate

By Andrew Peiser   Original But your question is what is a hog. Stop asking me. Just get in. A four-wheeled vehicle that’ll transport you from here to heaven. Wear a harness. My hog is a-purrin. What? Your head hurts like a hundred hogs. That’s tough. My hog gleams covered in tree rot. Can you handle it—hog don’t bite, but turn ye leafmeal need be. … Continue reading Your Question is Pork: Andrew takes the hog for a spin through Google Translate