OPINION: When it comes to self-care vs. academics, you can have both

Amid a stressful return to campus, students should not feel guilty about making time for themselves and understand that academics and self-care do not need to be in conflict, writes Shay Suresh CM ’24.

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The downbeat: How to use music to feel less alone and anxious during social distancing

Music columnist Ella Boyd SC ’21 compiles an exhaustive list of ways to use music to your benefit while social distancing, whether through creating, sharing or listening to it.

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Reflexive: How I had to fall apart to start taking care of myself

Relationships columnist Micaela Macagnone PO ’20 writes about her semester abroad in Madrid and sobering return home after her father’s passing. She reflects on how she found self care amidst grief: “I don’t think I’ll ever forget the day we moved — lying on my bedroom floor, with the sun shining through the windows onto the furniture-less wood floor, sobbing while trying my absolute hardest to remember the look of the ceiling, walls and floors.”

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