Culture

Corning Museum of Glass was worth the 99 mile trek

The Corning Museum of Glass is probably the biggest attraction to see in the big town with the same name, located just 100 miles north of the Pennsylvania border. 

CT Eats: Good luck affording the entire menu at Good Luck

Even with the meal-sharing, Good Luck is a little out of the college kid’s budget. But if you’re looking to splurge, consider taking a drive.

Pressing play in a world on pause

Music has enabled us to wallow in our emotions and connect with ourselves and others who were feeling the same way. For these reasons, the noticeable increase in our consumption and sharing of music comes as no surprise.

Painting with words

If prose is a picture, capturing scenes with as many sentences as possible like pixels on a screen, poetry is a painting with artful brush strokes that demonstrate the skill of the artist and leave questions for the mind to fill.

Liv on the Edge: Marriage, marriage plots, and marriage pacts

Ultimately, I refuse to accept that life is just graduating college, getting a job, getting married, having kids, and dying. I know there’s so much more than that.

CT Cooks: Cloud Cakes

To give myself a little serotonin boost, I attempted to make some cheery little Cloud Cakes because they seemed simple. I was so wrong.

SNL star Melissa Villaseñor hasn’t let fame get to her head

The event offered a welcome break from studying, constituting an escape into the world of comedy for an hour.

Inside the Hopeman Carillon

At first glance the carillon looked similar to a stripped-down piano, with pegs and pedals arranged like keys, and cables that run up and down behind them. Watching it being played, however, showed just how different it is. 

CT Eats: Rise and grind with five local coffee shops

Escaping the lull of campus can be a challenge and is considerably more difficult during the pandemic. A coffee shop could be the key to salvation, and Rochester has some great ones.

Voting out the imposter within

Most of us are intimately familiar with imposter syndrome:  the feeling of inadequacy that leads to you to think that everyone else is smarter than you.