Not Vanilla

Not Vanilla: The joys of watching people cook

Recently, I’ve realized I watch a large amount of cooking shows and videos. I came to this conclusion when the…

Not Vanilla: Cycles of hype

Dear reader, we have to address the harsh truth that we have both been avoiding. Summer is over. And while…

Not Vanilla: Exploring side content

Hello, reader! I hope your summer was wonderful or, at the very least, tolerable. I spent mine taking full advantage…

Not Vanilla: The Joys of Instagram

Reader, perhaps you have not heard this app called Instagram — it’s something young people are quite into. When I…

Not Vanilla: Being a Ballerina

Whenever I want to see some beautiful art I go onto YouTube and look up the The Royal Ballet —…

Not Vanilla: The search for sitcoms

With all the classic comedy shows of my childhood gone (I’m talking “Parks and Recreation,” “The Office,” “Community,” “Drake &…

Not Vanilla: Follow me, I’m famous

Recently, I have been perusing famous people’s Instagrams. I find it interesting to see how Jessica Biel or Chris Pratt…

Not Vanilla: Lazy Sunday shows

The future of food-decorating competitions isn’t exactly hanging in the balance, but let’s just pretend it is. I recently was…

Not Vanilla: The sounds of cinema

When I was younger, I did not know much about the “Star Wars” franchise. I had never seen any of…

Not Vanilla: impersonal yet personal

Reader, sophomore year has been quite a doozy. The courses have gotten more intense, as have my extracurricular activities. And…