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    The Importance of To-Do Lists

    By Ryan Ricks  Now that many of us are stuck at home during this quarantine, the importance of schedules and routines in our lives has become increasingly pronounced. And of all of our scheduling tools, perhaps the most famous and wide-spread is the simple to-do list. Whether you use the Notes app on your phone, […]

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    Fast Facts About COVID-19

    By Allie Skalnik As COVID-19 has begun to sweep the world during these past four months, an underlying lack of consistent information has only furthered fear of the deadly virus. In an effort to combat anxiety and bring more clarity to my own life, here are some of my top questions from these past weeks–and […]

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    Dear Hank Vol. 4

    “I feel like as I’m stuck in quarantine, I’m slowly losing my mind. I’m beginning to struggle to keep up with classes and I feel like I’m slowly going insane. What can I do to keep myself entertained and keep up with classes?” Dear Not Well,  During these trying times, it’s important that as we […]

The Importance of To-Do Lists

By Ryan Ricks  Now that many of us are stuck at home during this quarantine, the importance of schedules and routines in our lives has become increasingly pronounced. And of all of our scheduling tools, perhaps the most famous and wide-spread is the simple to-do list. Whether you use the Notes app on your phone, […]

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  • Fast Facts About COVID-19

    By Allie Skalnik As COVID-19 has begun to sweep the world during these past four months, an underlying lack of consistent information has only furthered fear of the deadly virus. In an effort to combat anxiety and bring more clarity to my own life, here are some of my top questions from these past weeks–and […]

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  • In Defense of Mrs. Dalloway

    By Allie Skalnik “Mrs. Dalloway” is a book that I absolutely adored. Both in the initial reading and subsequent pondering, I was struck by how modern and thoughtful it is, even while keeping in mind it was written in the 1920s. That being said, I am well aware of its faults and shortcomings.  Virginia Woolf […]

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  • What is Brooke’s Place?

    By Avani Papadopoulos If you’re looking to be a helpful hand to people in need, Brooke’s Place is a non-profit organization that supports young people and their families who are distressed about a passing. It offers different services for those affected like the Grief Support Group Program, Therapy Services, etc. It started in 1998 when […]

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  • 2020 Presidential Candidates Update

    By Allie Skalnik Sarah Naidu wrote a wonderful article on every presidential candidate as of November 2019. Read that here.  Since then, seventeen candidates have dropped out. Here’s a quick update! Joseph R. Biden Jr: Democrat He has run for president twice already Former VP under Obama presidency, former senator from Delaware Focuses on offering […]

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  • What is the Polar Plunge?

    By Avani Papadopoulos If you’re looking to do something a little fun, crazy, and helpful to others, then maybe you should consider trying the Polar Plunge! The Polar Plunge is a fundraiser held by Special Olympics, a non-profit organization that supports athletes with mental and physical disabilities. The plunge will be held on Friday, March […]

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  • Dear Hank Vol. 4

    “I feel like as I’m stuck in quarantine, I’m slowly losing my mind. I’m beginning to struggle to keep up with classes and I feel like I’m slowly going insane. What can I do to keep myself entertained and keep up with classes?” Dear Not Well,  During these trying times, it’s important that as we […]

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  • What is IYO?

    By Avani Papadopoulos If you’re a die-hard musician, then the Indianapolis Youth Orchestra is the perfect place for you. The IYO, previously known as the New World Youth Orchestra (NWYO), is a place where musicians of all levels can practice music outside of school or private lessons. The IYO is categorized into three orchestras—Concert, Philharmonic, […]

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  • The Harmful Rhetoric of Black History Month

    By Ryan Ricks You’re probably aware that February was Black History Month. How could you not be? Every news outlet had put out at least one article about the subject weekly. Tweet after tweet about it trended during the month. Even Spotify got in on the action, creating playlists centering on black artists. However, the […]

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  • Side Effects of the Coronavirus

    By Karen Wang Since the start of the spread of 2019-nCoV, more commonly known as  “the coronavirus,” concern and fear have also begun to spread around the world. But other less pleasant and less talked about things have been going viral too.  Racism and xenophobia have been on full display throughout the West, often accompanied […]

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