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Friday, September 18, 2020

Under the Kilt: The secret to happiness

The value of any human being can only be measured by the riches in his or her pockets or daily outfit. If you can't sense a gold mine from the first step, please refrain...

Under the kilt: Holiday inn or you out?

Flames crackle from the fireplace, burning under the stockings that are filled to the brim. Frost encircles the windowpane outside, glowing from the lights above. The aroma of freshly baked cookies lingers overhead, carrying...

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...

Managing a college relationship post-graduation

The end of the school year comes with a lot of changes. For first years, the end of spring quarter signals their transition away from dorming life to living in apartments. Some students may...

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...

Under the Kilt: Side effects of the social distance

My sisters and I are your standard introverts. We do not seek out conversations or go to many parties. We are content with a pantry stuffed with...

Under the Kilt: Getting down to business: wrestling with resolutions

I recently opened up the diary I kept throughout high school. It was full of happy moments like the day I got my two dogs or the day I got my braces off and...

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...

Under the Kilt: Navigating college as an undocumented, first-generation student

Being a first-generation student is difficult and it’s even more difficult with the added layer of being undocumented. An undocumented individual is not a legal citizen or resident of the United States, which presents...

Under the Kilt: Best friends with benefits

I’m sure we’re all familiar with the “best friends that are also a couple” motif present in both life and fiction. There’s Marshall and Lily from “How I Met Your Mother.” There’s Harry and...