For freshmen around the country, the first week of school is filled with anxiety. As if they didn’t have enough on their plate, first years at the 5Cs also had to worry about the first hurricane to hit Californian shores in 84 years! Freshman columnist Andrew Barber reflects on the hype around Hurricane Hillary and whether and whether it lived up to everyone’s expectations.
Dino Nuggets and Costco muffins prove that sometimes unusual circumstances demand unusual food combos, writes food columnist Emily Kim PO ‘25.
Watching “BoJack Horseman” can provide a helpful lesson on how to manage feelings of burnout, TV columnist Simone Bogedal PO ’24 writes.
A return to campus has brought new challenges coupled with romanticized expectations, says Abby Loiselle PO ’23.
Pomona College must acknowledge the treatment of international students during the COVID-19 pandemic and increase institutional support for them, writes Yutong Niu PO ’23.
We often get so caught up in our goals that we neglect to devote necessary time to reflect and relax, writes Ryan Lillestrand PZ ’23.
Campus closures due to COVID-19 are rough on everyone. Therapist Marissa Esquibel shares some advice on coping with displacement and isolation.
Meditiation might be commodified and corporatized, but it’s still a valuable tool for increasing relaxation and productivity.
What can students do to become resilient against stress’ harmful effects? Reappraisal can be a good solution, according to Iris Mauss.
Harvey Mudd College released the results of the Workload and Health at Mudd report Aug. 20, revealing widespread poor mental health stemming from excessive schoolwork and the college’s core curriculum in particular. While HMC’s demanding core program aims to equip students with a comprehensive scientific background and the ability to