Columns

Muskaan’s Musings: What the flag lounge meant to me

I’m not sure I even knew that “the flag lounge” was actually called Hirst Lounge, and until the flags were gone, no one else really did either.

Muskaan’s Musings: Reality TV isn’t that bad

So how does an international student and no-bullshit STEM major get sucked in by the blackhole that is reality TV?

Muskaan’s Musings: Getting back in the game

I dislike syllabus week as much as the next student, but I’d rather have that than five weekend deadlines sitting on my Blackboard.

Muskaan’s Musings, orientation edition

Three years doesn’t seem like a long time, but it feels like an eternity considering the countless experiences I’ve had on this campus.

Muskaan’s Musings: A hug on a plate

What’s the quickest, fastest, and most effective way to cure homesickness?

Muskaan’s Musings: UR’s housing Hunger Games need an update

The housing lottery is an arduous, emotionally taxing, and needlessly stressful system.

Muskaan’s Musings: How can we shake burnout?

The new normal just isn’t working.

The Marriage Pact and modern loneliness: It’s too good to be true

What’s important to keep in mind though, is that lonely people are easy to prey on.

Muskaan’s Musings: No body is perfect

Most people think this best version of themselves is that social construct in their brains. I need you to understand that this isn’t the case.

Muskaan’s Musings: Will coming back to Rochester be worth it?

I don’t know If I’ll get to enjoy even a fraction of the aspects of college life I took for granted before COVID-19.