Author Archives for Abby N

The Dangers of Online Bikini Shopping


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I hate online shopping. I don’t understand how people do it. The clothes never look as good as they did online, or they don’t fit, or they arrive two weeks later than they were supposed to, or all of the above. I avoid online shopping at all costs, and would... Read More


Presenting: The Mailroom


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Brown can be a self-selective place. If you’re a freshman, you’re probably hanging out in Keeney or on Pembroke. If you’re involved in Greek Life you can be found on Wriston, if you’re an athlete or an otherwise ~athletic~ person you’ll often be in the Nelson, and if you’re a... Read More


Hi, I Totally Don’t Know Who You Are!


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We’ve all done it. You meet a friend of a friend at a party, or your cousin’s new boyfriend, or your roommate’s brother. After talking for several minutes, you extend your hand and say something, like, “I’m Abby, by the way.” To which they respond, “I’m Tom, nice to meet you.”... Read More


Hello, Adult Coloring Books


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In many ways, college is a lot like preschool. You nap in the afternoon, eat mediocre food, and spend a lot of time missing your mom. In the past year or two, a fad has taken over that has added to this list of similarities: coloring books. The real question... Read More


The Double Edged Sword of Uber Ratings


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I made a truly life changing discovery recently. Ready for it? Brace yourself. You can SEE your own Uber Rating.   Revolutionary. Terrifying. Incredible.   These are just some of the many words that might be coming to your mind right now. I know, you will never be the same.... Read More


Peter Pan the Bus Line vs. Peter Pan the Movie


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Forget Disney princess movies, Peter Pan is where it’s at. First of all, Tinker Bell is way cooler than a princess and the friendship she has with Peter Pan is so cute. Second of all, much like Harry Potter, Peter Pan gives hope to us Muggles—er, normal people. This hope... Read More


Ode to Wearing Clothes That Are Not Yours


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We’ve all borrowed clothes from friends. Maybe a dress for a party, a pair of black heels that matched way better with your outfit than any of your seven pairs of black heels, or (if you’re me) socks and underwear from your housemates when you’ve just been like so busy... Read More