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A word on being the early bird

Admittedly, my introduction into the world of the early birds was a bit contrived (read: I cheated a little). Extreme jet lag upon returning from a summer internship abroad combined with my body’s steadfast aversion to the Pacific time zone inevitably created a monster: a new and improved, super-Carissa with the power to wake up…

Enjoying eating healthy

In college, I expected the tantalizing calls of midnight ramen, milkshakes and fries. I anticipated the allure of processed carbs when transitioning to a new and potentially stressful environment. I was ready to be tempted by the junk food. And, to be honest, that’s what I got — late night every week, TAP, donuts and…

Flavors of ramen

I’m sure you’ve never wondered what personality types correspond to various flavors of ramen, but I decided to write an article about it anyway. Enjoy! Beef Ramen: probably leads a double life, leaves savage reviews on Carta, got three of their high school teachers fired, “it’s not blackmail, it’s politics,” sends anonymous tips to the…