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Student discusses life with autoimmune disorder in forthcoming book

When she began her first semester at UR, M.A. felt as if everything was in place. She loved her classes, made new friends, and was starting to feel at home despite having moved across the world from Lebanon to the U.S. It wasn’t until finals week that she began to feel more exhausted than normal. 

How I fell in love with ‘Percy Jackson’ in college

It’s sweet to see young, awkward love, and be drawn into memories of being 13 and painfully awkward in the ways of romance, while at the same time being exceedingly grateful you have successfully made it past those cringeworthy years.

YA novels changed my life more than the Bible

Rather, the most impactful genre of literature in my life thus far has been the YA novel. 

‘Infinite Jest’: A must-read in a digital age

These days our technologies — phones, laptops, personal voice assistants — seem to dominate every sphere of our existence. Take…

Are books dying?

Though it is cheaper to buy novels online than at a store, and even cheaper to buy them from Amazon specifically, I almost always choose the store.

Getting back to basics with books

Just thinking on the events from the past week, there’s a lot I could have written about. There was a government shutdown, the start of the Winter Olympics, and Trump making inappropriate comments on the #MeToo movement.