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App of the Week: Widgetsmith

App of the Week: Widgetsmith

Nasya Blackshear, Assistant Lifestyle Editor

September 25, 2020

The app Widgetsmith allows users to completely customize their iPhone home screens in whatever way suits them.

Three simple and healthy meals to make for the beginner chef

Three simple and healthy meals to make for the beginner chef

Madison Bethune, Contributor

September 23, 2020

These 3 delicious and healthy meals take less than 30 minutes to whip up.

Finding a way to make it work

Finding a way to make it work

Elisabeth Morgan, Writer

September 22, 2020

Balancing work and school has never been easy, now more than ever.

App of the week: iNaturalist

App of the week: iNaturalist

Julian Mendoza, Writer

September 18, 2020

Identify unknown organisms with this free and interactive app

Why you should give Selena Gomez’s Rare Beauty a try

Why you should give Selena Gomez’s Rare Beauty a try

Nasya Blackshear, Assistant Lifestyle Editor

September 15, 2020

Selena Gomez's new makeup line is a versatile collection of reasonably priced products worth trying.

Judging Books By Their Covers: YA novel, “Say What You Will,” highlights a nuanced perspective on mental and physical disabilities

Judging Books By Their Covers: YA novel, “Say What You Will,” highlights a nuanced perspective on mental and physical disabilities

Joanna Buoniconti, Copy/Managing Editor

September 14, 2020

The novel offers a refreshing perspective on the genre that features two main characters learning to cope with their mental and physical disabilities.

App of the week: Ground News

App of the week: Ground News

Julian Mendoza, Writer

September 11, 2020

Ground News is a must download for the educated news consumer.

Long-distance love during a global pandemic

Long-distance love during a global pandemic

Abbie Gracie, News Editor

September 5, 2020

As if COVID-19 doesn’t suck enough, try being in a relationship with your significant other being half-way across the country.

App of the week: AllTrails

App of the week: AllTrails

Emma Sammuli, Lifestyle Editor

September 2, 2020

AllTrails is the perfect app to download this fall for hikers of all experience levels.

How quarantine can impact long distance relationships

How quarantine can impact long distance relationships

Ava Bertino, Contributing Writer

July 9, 2020

Sofie Lafratta, a freshman at Indiana University, is in a long distance relationship with her boyfriend who attends West Virginia University. How has quarantine, a time when everyone should stay inside and avoid spending time with non-relatives as much as possible, affected her relationship?

What I Wish I Knew

What I Wish I Knew

Astghik Dion, Photo/Assistant Entertainment Editor

May 18, 2020

A collection of words of wisdom by women in college, for women entering college. 

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