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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Feature Fiction: Hope

Tim sat at his desk doing nothing. The sun rises and sets, flowers bloom and wither, storms rage and subside — and just as assuredly, Tim remains unaccomplished. As for the sun, it shone...

Q&A: From Meadowsweets to Zinnias

The Highlander reached out to past writers for “Feature Fiction” to find out more about the creative machinations of their works. We conducted a Q&A with the newly hired Assistant Features Editor Alexandria Esteban,...

Under the Kilt: One step toward gratitude

It can be difficult to stay positive during this global pandemic as families hustle to find unemployment insurance benefits, college students struggle to get used to the online platforms that now make up their...

Campus Cope: Tips on staying productive during quarantine

As a month of government-mandated time at home passes by, we have had plenty of time to adjust to remote learning. But while online classes have their perks, I have found that working at...

Under the Kilt: reflections of a recluse

Martin Lopez / Highlander Reserved, quiet, introverted; however you paint it, there’s the handful of us that can go through the day kept away from the world. Armed...

Feature Fiction: From Meadowsweets to Zinnias

Courtesy of Pexels I’ve lived in this house for 35 years. I know the thick, buttery smell the kitchen radiates when Analise, our personal chef, is busy preparing...

Campus Cope: navigating the virtual school environment

Courtesy of Pexels There’s much adjusting to be done as the academic landscape turns virtual. Traffic on the freeway and finding a seat are foregone as a student’s...

Under the Kilt: dealing with a breakup during a pandemic

Courtesy of Pexels Breakups are already tough, but they may be even harder when you’re in the middle of a global pandemic. Feelings are running high; not only...

Campus Cope: staying safe and sane during quarantine

Lydia Tsou / Highlander Right now with the COVID-19 pandemic everyone is stuck indoors; it might not be the funnest experience but there are several different things that...

Recipe: No-yeast pancakes

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, grocery stores are experiencing massive overflow and food shortages. Goods like pasta and bread are especially difficult to come across. If you’re in need of carbohydrates but...