Cecil the Sagehoe details a saucy week full of dates, hookups, and self-reflection. “My path to self-discovery involved roundabouts, shitty lube and tons of introspection, but I came out with a better understanding of what I want from my interactions with men,” they write.
TV columnist Claire DuMont SC ’23 takes a look back at the best TV couples of all time, from the heartwarming “Parks and Recreation” duo of Ben and Leslie to the toxic “Succession” pairing of Tom and Shiv.
Ben Hafetz PZ ’20 discusses “Portrait of a Lady on Fire”‘s artful and aching portrayal of first love and why it warranted an Oscar nod.
Nina Potischman PO ’21 reflects on journaling her adolescence alongside messages from Sarah Manguso’s “Ongoingness: The End of a Diary.”
Ella Boyd SC ’21 provides a playlist of 5 songs for any romantic scenario, from love to lust to heartbreak. “Love’s intricacies and realities shouldn’t be ignored; after all, the experiences of yearning, heartbreak, confusion, nerves and sensuality are intertwined with love,” she writes.
Music columnist Kyla Walker PO ’22 examines the allure of Billie Eilish in a time of anxiety and uncertainty for Generation Z. “Eilish and her music speaks to a generation that has grown up in chaos amidst 9/11, school shootings and imminent climate change,” she writes.
Meet Masala, the TSL pet of the week: a miniature Australian shepherd who loves to chew shoes for sport and play fetch next to the Sallie Tiernan Field House!
Gabe Fisher CM ’21 recounts his experiences of culture shock while abroad in Amsterdam, leading to mishaps and miscommunications.
Film columnist Hannah Avalos PO ’21 discusses the value of “Marriage Story” and its message to pursue love despite inevitable hardships.
Relationship columnist Meghan Condas SC ’22 reflects on the challenges of developing meaningful relationships with men at a women’s college.