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Connect the Dots

Connect the Dots

Alyssa Politi, Managing Editor February 27, 2024

It was another typical seventh-grade day of getting into verbal fights on Snapchat. Somehow, I found myself in a “sub” war with a girl I knew. Indirect jabs at each other back and forth. She hated...

Are You Delulu?

Are You ‘Delulu’?

Alyssa Politi, Managing Editor January 4, 2024

An old, old friend of mine recently said to me in hatred of one of my column pieces, “Just know in the end, you'll never win as long as I exist.”  If I had said that, it would make sense. It...

New Disturbing Facts About An Old Friend

New Disturbing Facts About An Old Friend

Alyssa Politi, Managing Editor December 19, 2023

For the sake of keeping my column somewhat professional and still respecting the privacy of my now-lost ex-friend, I will refer to him as “John.” Ever since the pandemic, John’s life has proved...

I Was Mugged - What Now?

I Was Mugged – What Now?

Alyssa Politi, Managing Editor November 20, 2023

“Give me your money! Give me your money!” I felt his grip encapsulate my arm. Numbing the whole right side of my body. His loud voice echoing in my ear still. His voice warmed by the gray mask comforting...

Fighting with My Best Friend

Fighting with My Best Friend

Alyssa Politi, Managing Editor November 15, 2023

Right now, I’m in a fight with my best friend. The type you don’t expect that could possibly end the friendship. The type that makes your stomach turn and ache causing you to skip dinner. The type...

Thinking About Loved Ones Dying

Thinking About Loved Ones Dying

Alyssa Politi, Managing Editor November 8, 2023

With the recent misfortunes happening globally and threats of World War III, including the Russian and Ukrainian War, Israel and Palestines' ongoing tragedies, and more, my loving boyfriend posed a question...

Love isnt Dead

Love isn’t Dead

Alyssa Politi, Managing Editor November 8, 2023

It may seem love is dead. No one relaxes at your school library or your college hangout spot on the weekend and locks eyes with you like love at first sight. No one surprises you with flowers at your front...

My Life is a Link

My Life is a Link

Alyssa Politi, Managing Editor October 6, 2023

If you click the link in my social media bios, you can find everything I have to offer. From my posts, the product recommendations I earn commission on, the products I sell from my jewelry businesses...

Sex and the City

Sex and the City

Alyssa Politi, Managing Editor October 4, 2023

I’ve just started binging Sex and the City and I truly believe I am Carrie Bradshaw. Uncooperative blonde waves flow through New York City on a journalist woman who is addicted to expensive shoes...

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games

Alyssa Politi, Managing Editor September 25, 2023

I’ve always seemed to have a good relationship with food. When I was younger, Grandma would cook dinner for the family every single night in which I would always help myself to not one plate, but two....

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