One Year…

By: Nicole Collaço March 20th marked the one year anniversary of my mother’s death. Due to COVID-19, we weren’t able to host a wake for my mother on the day of her funeral last year, let alone have more than nine people attend due to restrictions at the time. I hoped that one year laterContinue reading “One Year…”

April Fools Day!

By: Shawaf Naeem April 1st: the day when we can freely prank our friends and relatives without suffering any (or mostly any) consequences. The origin of April fools day is in 1582 when France decided to switch to the Gregorian calendar from the Julian calendar which started from the first of April. Those who failedContinue reading “April Fools Day!”

Day 12: Goodbye 2020……Welcome 2021!

By: Nicole Collaço As we’re approaching the festive season and the end of a surreal year (to say the least!), I’m filled with so many thoughts and emotions. This will be the first year celebrating Christmas without my mum and this thought makes me feel very anxious. However, I am sort of looking forward toContinue reading “Day 12: Goodbye 2020……Welcome 2021!”

12 Days Until the New Year: Day 11

By: Althea Ocomen and Melanie Jalbert It’s almost the new year, and that means new beginnings for many. This new year let’s try a new approach; instead of remembering what we left behind in 2020, let’s look at what the new year holds for us. It may be a wedding or a new book, butContinue reading “12 Days Until the New Year: Day 11”

12 Days Until the New Year: Day 10-Smile

By: Angelica Rainge During this pandemic, it may be hard to see the rainbow in everyday life. Despite this shake up of events, there are still some things to smile about. Here are a few : Another day of lifeSomeone loves youA good hair dayFresh sheetsMaking someone else smileFinding matching socksFinding a good dealThe rewardsContinue reading “12 Days Until the New Year: Day 10-Smile”

12 Days Until the New Year: Day 7-Activities

We have reached the final days of 2020. Many festivities have passed, while some are just starting. Leftovers are running low but still very appreciated after a long day. Regardless, there is one gift most people fail to acknowledge: time. Between shifts, after meals, even in the middle of the night there is time toContinue reading “12 Days Until the New Year: Day 7-Activities”

12 Days Until the New Year: Day 6

By: Rachel Howard The colorful lights, the wrapped presents, the excessive use of peppermint, and the holiday music that plays on repeat for a month or two. It all leads up to this: the actual holiday. Whether you celebrated the holidays earlier this month, later this month, or you’re celebrating today, we know these timesContinue reading “12 Days Until the New Year: Day 6”

12 Days Until the New Year: Day 5-Places

By: Angelica Freyre we were always togetherwhether it was in the coffee shopor at the park in an impromptu photo-op.but then you left, left me wishing for a forever. desperate, angry, and could you do this to me?i thought i could never forgive you; a denial spree.i feel myself losing it slowly. But then,Continue reading “12 Days Until the New Year: Day 5-Places”

12 Days Until the New Year: Day 4-Food

Food is the way to the heart. This season, treat yourself and other with these amazing recipies that are sure to leave an impact. For traditions: The best recipes are ones that go down generations. Making a recipe you used to make with a loved one can be a great way to remember then inContinue reading “12 Days Until the New Year: Day 4-Food”

12 Days Until the New Year: Day 3-Songs

Sometimes all that’s needed to get in a good mood and festive spirit is a catchy song. In this year where there’s little snips of free time, why not sing along to a classic song? Of course, not everyone has the same singing abilities, but it’s a good way to break the ice with friendsContinue reading “12 Days Until the New Year: Day 3-Songs”

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