Style and fashion play a huge role in my self-expression, especially as a queer person; I utilize it to build my confidence and express my creativity. When I was younger, I limited my style most of the time to jeans and flannels as a way to feel comfortable. As I’ve grown into my identity and […]
Author: JULIAN REBELO
| CONTRIBUTING WRITER
On Display in Pollak: Aging and the Lived Experiences of Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming (T/GNC) Older Adults: Narratives through Art
The Pollak Gallery is currently hosting the “Aging and the Lived Experiences of Transgender and Gender Non-conforming (T/GNC) Older Adults: Narratives through Art” until March 11, exhibiting works that highlight the powerful experiences of these individuals as well as to promote inclusivity. The exhibit features artwork from a variety of T/GNC artists across different mediums, […]
Excitement for Fall Activities On and Off Campus
Fall is the season of change. Changes in the physical world around us, as well in the campus community. Leaves will transform into their vibrant colors, the air will have a new chill, and pumpkins will be placed on doorsteps around us. Many seasonal activities and events will begin to occur on and off campus […]
Is the 2000s Grunge EraMaking its Way Back?
There are always new trends surfacing the internet that take of over social media and our daily lives. We have seen the 2000s pop culture of low-waisted pants, big hoop earrings, and feathers make a comeback, but now we are turning towards a different direction. The new aesthetic that floods our social media apps is […]
Resources for Commuter Students
Despite living my first semester on campus, I have been commuting to campus for the past three and half years. My commute usually takes around 30 minutes from home. In my senior year, I have learned how to include myself within the campus community. Especially as a STEM based major, with early morning labs, managing […]
De-Stressing During the Semester
During the grind of the semester, stress can sneak up on you and gradually build up over time. Between classes and extracurriculars, it can become a juggling game of priorities where it’s easy to lose sight of your own needs and wellbeing. Although stress is inevitable, figuring out safe ways to manage it can help […]
Getting Into the Swing of the Spring Semester
As a new semester approaches following the thaw of winter break, one can easily feel unprepared. Being bombarded with classroom notifications weeks before the semester begins, returning into a school pace, with countless hours of homework, exams, and projects ahead of oneself is the last thing anyone wants to do. For me, break allowed me […]
Is Campus Safe?
On the top of everyone’s minds is keeping themselves and others safe amid the coronavirus pandemic. As many have come to see, numerous limitations have been placed everywhere in order to allow us to continue along with our daily lives while mitigating the spread.
Combating Climate Change
As a science-based major, I come from a background where everything needs to be supported by forms of evidence or definite proof. I also care for the world we live upon. With that being said, there is an overwhelming amount of evidence that justifies that yes, climate change is occurring due to a multitude of factors both human and naturally and that yes, something should be done about it.