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Apple Recaptures a Slice of the Pie

Earlier this month, Apple announced the long-awaited iPhone 5S. For the first time in the company’s history, they also released a second phone at the same time: the 5C. Designed to compete witharchrival Samsung in emerging markets like India and China, the 5C opts for a plastic shell over the pricier aluminum, a variety of[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Girls’ Getaway in Thailand’s Untouched Paradise

Last week, I found myself on a vacation within my summer vacation. While I had already visited Bangkok from my seasonal home in Myanmar, I ended up in another part of Thailand, albeit a place a little less explored. In an effort for to discover a new part of the[Read More…]

by August 13, 2013 0 comments The Guide

The Woes of Summer Serving

If you have ever desired to feel invisible — to pass through the world without drawing attention from anyone — then take it from me: The best job you can get is working as a server for a high-end catering company. This summer job is the closest I have ever[Read More…]

by August 13, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Walking Through Jersey’s Hall of Fame

What do Bruce Springsteen and Jack the Bulldog have in common? They were both born in Freehold, New Jersey! In the unlikely case that anyone at all was wondering, Freehold is the vibrant neighbor to my much less happening hometown, which you might remember from my last column “Suburban Girl[Read More…]

by February 15, 2013 1 comment The Guide

Finding Solace in Melancholy Tunes

There are periods where I listen to melancholy music exclusively. For these occasions, I have a few go-to bands, but Rogue Wave definitely tends to make it into my rotation more than most others. Their music has more of an ominous tone; it can be a little unsettling while also[Read More…]

by February 8, 2013 0 comments The Guide

A Beginner’s Guide to the World of Radiohead

Attending Bonnaroo this past summer was one of the most influential experiences I’ve ever had. Going into the whole thing, I was only truly familiar with a few of the bands set to perform. The friends with me didn’t really know much either, so I decided to make a serious attempt to[Read More…]

by January 25, 2013 0 comments The Guide

A Not So Welcome Homecoming

A couple of days before Christmas, I found myself over the Atlantic Ocean midway through a bumpy 11-hour return flight from Turkey, where I studied this fall. In the days and weeks leading up to my semester abroad, I had confronted the same confused smiles and strained comments from most[Read More…]

by January 25, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Old Favorites for New Playlists

My musical education was a haphazard thing — I learned a third of what I know from my dad and his love of The Kinks, a third from my brother and his refusal to be ashamed of having Miley Cyrus, Phish and Tupac on the same iPod and the remaining[Read More…]

by March 22, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Resolutions: A New List for a New Year

As we ring in the new year, we drag a long list of resolutions with us: to leave Lau before DOPS checks your GOCard, to go to Yates everyday, to get straight A’s, to finish your homework before 9 on a Thursday night, and the list goes on. But let’s break free[Read More…]

by January 19, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Hit the Road, Jack

Ahh, the great American road trip. A time when we can explore our nation from sea to shining sea, sleep in dingy motels, eat exclusively from diners and vending machines and generally pretend to be Jack Kerouac. With Columbus Day looming on the distant horizon, I bet that many of us[Read More…]

by September 30, 2011 0 comments The Guide