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Roomie Relationships

As you guys know I’m a freshman in college. I’m also an only child, so having my own room for 18 years did not help the process of adapting to a roommate any easier. Being a member of the Crimson Summer Academy (CSA) at Harvard…

PCOS Blog

What’s up with the dirt on my neck?

It can be very frustrating if you’ve been told that you have a “dirty neck” when in fact you have a very common symptom of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) called acanthosis nigricans (pronounced: a-can-tho-sis ni-gri-cans). It’s not your fault, and all the scrubbing in the…

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Remembering 9/11

Can you believe that 8 years have gone by since 9/11? I remember it like it was yesterday. I was only in fifth grade when I was called to the office for early dismissal. Of course I was surprised, because I hadn’t been in school…

School Uniforms

Love ’em or Hate ’em: School Uniforms

Now about this whole school uniform ordeal. A lot of people may argue that school uniforms should be eliminated because they don’t let kids express their individuality, or because they are too expensive. Well, I wore a school uniform for almost ten years of my…

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Addicted to Facebook

For many of us, social networking has become a part of our daily routine. We wake up with Facebook, we have lunch with Facebook, and we go to bed with Facebook. Checking our Facebook accounts has become one our daily necessities, for not only my…

Notebook

Back to School Advice

As we all know, summer is beginning to come to a close and the 2009-2010 school year is approaching. My senior year is coming up this fall, and I definitely want to make it the best year yet. However, regardless of whether its your freshman,…