Morning After
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Morning After

by Christina Ochoa It’s the morning after a long but good night.  We attended a wedding together. His cousin from Miami was getting married, and his entire family was in attendance. They were a conservative religious family, and he had warned me that they could be judgemental of newcomers. I wore a shawl to cover … Continue reading

An Ode to The Six Most Absurd—and Unique—Team Mascots
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An Ode to The Six Most Absurd—and Unique—Team Mascots

by Emma Bernstein From the ghosts that supposedly haunt Ithaca’s centuries-old buildings, to the various pumpkins that have been tossed, flaming, into gorges or been found perched atop the clocktower, to the legend of certain campus statues’ vested interest in the social construct of virginity, our school is no stranger to the unique or the … Continue reading

On Latency
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On Latency

by Emma Bernstein Latent. /ˈlātnt/. Adjective. In biology: “(of a bud, resting stage, etc.) – lying dormant or hidden until circumstances are suitable for development or manifestation.” In medicine: “(of a disease) in which the usual symptoms are not yet manifest.” In speech: “(of a quality or state) existing but not yet developed or manifest; … Continue reading