Dear colleges, I don’t accept your rejection letter March 31, 2022 — by Derek Hsu and Allen Luo Dear Massachusetts Institute of Technology, I would like to send my condolences to the admissions team who seems to be in the first stage of grief: denial. I want to offer my personal support in helping them achieve the last stage: acceptance. I was recently notified that I might not be admitted into the Class […] read more » Future Self: Hopefully, you’re succeeding in life March 31, 2022 — by Zachary Zinman Dear 27-year-old Zach, Let me start off by saying that I hope you’re having a great day. I’m sitting at the wooden kitchen table in your old house, trying to picture what you look like at 27. How tall are you? (I’d like to think I got taller, at least a bit) What does […] read more » Top 10 most embarrassing things that happen on vacation March 31, 2022 — by Kavya Patel and Sarah Thomas Having to wear family t-shirts Imagine walking around the streets of New York with a cult of people that look remotely alike, all wearing shirts with your family photos. Call a stranger ‘mom’ The only thing worse than accidentally calling a stranger “mom” is the puzzled face that the stranger makes when they turn […] read more » Standing up for local businesses: Sue’s serves up coffee and calm March 31, 2022 — by Zachary Zinman Some of the most unique, delicious and pleasant places are nested in street corners. These small, hard-to-find coffee shops often provide the best atmosphere for productivity and relaxation. So it is with Sue’s Gallery Cafe, located right at the end of Big Basin Way. With a pleasant-looking tree in the middle of the lounging area, […] read more » 2048: the brainless game that won my heart March 31, 2022 — by Serena Li There are two tabs open on a split screen as I’m writing this: my Google Doc on the left side of my monitor, and on the right, a game that took the world by storm eight years ago: 2048, a single-player sliding block game with an ultimate goal to reach 2048 by combining the tiles […] read more » Future me: Am I tripping for no reason? March 31, 2022 — by Shaan Sridhar Hey, future me. It’s my junior year and I’m sitting in the journalism room contemplating what I’ve done in my life. To be honest, I don’t really know what to think of what I’ve done; it’s hard to say what’s truly impacted me deeply. But back to the point. You know everything about me, from […] read more » Top 10 fonts March 23, 2022 — by Andrew Lin and Atrey Desai 10. Courier Prime. The typewriter style looks interesting, but isn’t very practical for most purposes, unless you’re writing a screenplay 9. Helvetica. It’s just an Arial clone with a longer name. There is no point switching to Helvetica when Arial is selected by default 8. Comic Sans. A font universally loved by all 7. Wingdings. […] read more » Guacamole is the worst March 20, 2022 — by Nikhil Mathihalli My family loves guacamole. In fact, they love it so much that they put it in every suitable meal that they eat. For me, however, as soon as I take a bite out of a guacamole-loaded burrito, the nauseating taste gives me headaches and I cannot bear to eat any more. Of all the assortments […] read more » Ruining protein powder: a pitiful example March 20, 2022 — by Andrew Lin Protein powder is a busy athlete’s best friend. When mixed with cold milk and shaken violently, a frothy, creamy and sweet shake forms. It conveniently delivers 25 grams of whey protein and can be quickly chugged down in seconds. Being a drinkable liquid is one of the main selling points of protein shakes, as they […] read more » Exploring the ground zero of social media March 16, 2022 — by Christopher Chen It’s always a shock to talk to someone who isn’t terminally online. What, so you didn’t know about this obscure fandom slapfest a few days ago? You don’t understand this meme with “no words from the Bible” or “would kill a Victorian child” or whatever the kids are saying nowadays? You’re not caught up with […] read more » firstprevious...1020...2829303132...4050607080...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.