Author Archives: Sarah Matthews

Repeat After Me: You’re Unavailable

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Repeat After Me: You deserve a break

I think it’s safe to say that everyone is feeling a little more than burnout this week. We’re just over halfway done with the term. The world is starting to feel warm and sunny again. We’re all itching to escape to the outside and run away from our priorities. I’m finding it hard to even wash my dishes at this point. Everything seems to take three times as long as it should.

Repeat After Me: No one hates you

I used to think that repeating affirmations was a really cheesy thing to do. I’ve changed my mind, and you should, too. Let me tell you something I think you need to hear. I’ve been having a lot of trouble with thinking that everyone hates me. I think that the more consumed we are by social media in our technology- based pandemic world, the more insecure we become about ourselves. For me, this transition has been somewhat detrimen- tal, since I’ve always been insecure about myself, with or without the inclusion of social media.

SOUP offers grab-and-go crafts

Freshmen Cat Chu and Charlotte Ho pick up supplies from SOUP’s Adopt a Rock! event. Photo by Alana Melvin On Wednesday, March 31, Lawrence University’s Student Organization for University Programming (SOUP) hosted their Adopt a Rock! event. Due to cam- pus-wide COVID-19 restrictions taking place during the first two weeks of the term, the event

What to Keep While Keeping On: An homage to home videos

On the desktop computer at my house, there are plenty of saved videos from when I was a kid. These videos are creations by my brother and me. We controlled everything, from directing to scripts and even costume and makeup. At the time, I honestly thought we were making masterpieces — and, looking back on them now, I would say that this still holds true today.