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All content by Autumn Kaufman
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The do’s and don’ts of handling college burnout

The spring semester seems to go by in a heartbeat, which means midterms and finals and planning for summer internships are probably jumping at you. There are little things you can do every day to avoid burnout.
April 13, 2022

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Trend forecast for your warm-weather wardrobe

Stressed about what to wear after you put away your winter clothes? Here’s what all the it-girls are wearing and where you can get their looks.
April 1, 2022

Spring is the season of bright colors, funky patterns and the emergence of new trends that allow you to stay stylish in the heat. Looking at what the social media trendsetters...

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The ultimate guide to apps that help you actually study

Tired of scrolling through TikTok while panicking about an essay due in four hours? These apps will remove temptation and ensure productivity.
March 8, 2022

Last Sunday, I was lying down peacefully in bed after watching an episode of “Euphoria” when my classmate DMed me asking if I was prepared for the midterm the next day. My...

Don’t let the cold weather ruin your skin — read our recommendations for primers, cleansers, toners and more. (Staff Illustration by Susan Behrends Valenzuela)

Skincare products to help you beat winter chills

Tired of chapped lips and cracked hands? We’ve got you covered with a guide of products that will protect your skin from the cold New York winter.
February 14, 2022

Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow this year, so you know what that means — another six weeks of winter. These weather conditions do more than just ruin your Saturday night plans....