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June Book Roundup: What you should be reading this month

June Book Roundup: What you should be reading this month

Humans of New York by Brandon Stanton by Sam de Figueiredo, opinions editor While reading Humans of New York, I was struck by how the photographs conveyed unexpected emotions. Each page of the book contained only a few pictures and...

 

Entering adulthood causes acceptance of change

Entering adulthood causes acceptance of change

by Drew Howerton, senior executive editor Looking around my bedroom, I think about the numerous posters plastered on the walls, and the even more numerous pushpin holes caused by these posters.  I look at the magnet boards that my aunt...

 

Trek Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself: Boston

Trek Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself: Boston

by Sam deFigueiredo, opinions editor Attempting to take artsy pictures at FoMu. I recently visited Boston, a huge foodie city, for my sister’s graduation. I am a super picky eater, but during my 1-week long visit, I decided to try things...

 

Ten things to know for the week: June 12

Ten things to know for the week: June 12

Rex Features The Roar keeps you updated with local news, recent events and interesting stories ― everything you need to know for this week. 1. On Thursday, the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, held a general election and managed to keep...

 

Understanding of nostalgia elicits understanding of self

Understanding of nostalgia elicits understanding of self

Olivia Conway, co-online editor Hi, my name is Olivia and I am plagued by crippling nostalgia. The dictionary defines nostalgia as “a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy...

 

A Moveable Feast: Veggie wraps are healthy, easy meals

A Moveable Feast: Veggie wraps are healthy, easy meals

    by Maya Girimaji & Jennifer Zhan, managing editor & editor-in-chief Maya can cook. Jennifer cannot. For the next three months, the two of us will try finding recipes that people of any skill level can make, whether...

 

Ten things to know for the week: June 5

Ten things to know for the week: June 5

Reuters/Kevin Lamarque The Roar keeps you updated with local news, recent events and interesting stories ― everything you need to know for this week. 1. On Tuesday comedian Kathy Griffin posted a photo where she posed with a fake Trump dummy,...

 

Mother-daughter teaching duo reflect on experience working together

Mother-daughter teaching duo reflect on experience working together

  by Jennifer Zhan, senior editor Substitute Kendall Pye enjoys the moment of realization when she first introduces herself to classes. “I think it’s so cool when students recognize me as Mrs. Pye’s daughter,” Kendall Pye...

 

Ten things to know for the week: May 8

Ten things to know for the week: May 8

The Roar keeps you updated with local news, recent events and interesting stories ― everything you need to know for this week. 1. Independent centrist Emmanuel Macron won a decisive victory over far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in the second...

 

Indecision prompts self reflection, need for change

Indecision prompts self reflection, need for change

by Olivia Conway, assistant editor A few years ago, I downloaded a dice-rolling app on my phone. It has served as a source of amusement for many of my friends, but for me it is a necessity for daily life. Every time I am confronted with a choice,...