To Zoom or not to Zoom: Three seniors reflect on taking time off this fall

With the semester online this fall, three seniors reflect on taking the gap semester rather than spend senior traditions online.

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OPINION: Thinking about moving to Claremont? Here’s why you should think twice

As students make plans for the fall, Becca Zimmerman PZ ’21 explains why living with friends amid the coronavirus pandemic may be unwise.

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Suitcases: The post-abroad ennui

Lillian Perlmutter SC ’21 explores the experience of returning from abroad and feeling like life doesn’t quite fit together the same.

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Read it and weep: The paradox of illness narratives

Nina Potischman PO ’21 critiques Sarah Manguso’s “The Two Kinds of Decay” and the need to extract meaning from experiences of chronic illness.

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Finding ‘American confidence’ as a Briton studying abroad

Before starting my year abroad, I had never been to the United States. All my knowledge of American life came from a limited number of reputable sources, namely Disney Channel, “Mean Girls” and “The Real Housewives.” I was prepared for cheerleaders, preppy students and cliques ranging from jocks to nerds.

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