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Kyla Windley

How to survive a rainy day

Last week’s rain was scary. I had to bike to and from Design Sketching (ME 110) under the influence of the “Pineapple Express” atmospheric river — thank you Stanford Newcomer Guide (SNG) for telling me that fun fact! And yes, before you ask, scientists came up with that name … they must be really bored.…

A chocolate hater’s take on Death by Chocolate

I just want to preface this article by saying that I hate chocolate, but I absolutely love brownies. “You’re such an enigma,” some may say. I am aware of this! Chocolate is too rich for me, but brownies have a great texture, especially when they have that thin crusty film on the top. When you…

On neglecting your physical health

This past Monday, I woke up as disoriented as ever: head pounding, sore throat and pressure localized in my forehead so high that I thought I was going to implode. I didn’t know why this was happening since I’d done virtually nothing of substance for the previous 48 hours (I finished my first round of…

The optimal songs for waking up and studying

All of my life I was convinced that I was a morning person. In high school, I would very frequently go to bed at 10 p.m. and wake up between 4 a.m. and 5 a.m. to do my homework. “Why didn’t you do your homework at night?” you may ask. I have plenty of answers:…

Frosh thoughts that I’ve had (and you had too)

If you’re a frequent consumer of memes you’ve probably seen the Stanford Memes for Edgy Trees Facebook group. During the past few weeks, there have been memes about frosh and our lanyards as well as a tag yourself frosh meme. Most jokes do stem from truth… With that said, here are some frosh thoughts that…
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