Anna Meassick

Anna Meassick
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I am on this paper because I physically ran into Casey Kelly (the former Editor-in-Chief) at first night freshman year and was too afraid of her to say no to signing up. The important thing is I stuck around because the paper gives me a sense of belonging and value. Even when I quit in the spring of 2018 to take time for myself, I felt like I was missing so much in my life by not being at the office every Monday night and having responsibilities and seeing some of my favorite people. Basically, this paper has gotten me through a lot and I can’t imagine life without being a part of it.
This time last year, I was in a very bad place for my mental health. I had lost my primary group of friends. I was depressed, having multiple anxiety attacks every day, barely slept or ate and all while also trying to maintain my grades as a full-time college...
This time last year, I was in a very bad place for my mental health. I had lost my primary group of friends. I was depressed, having multiple anxiety attacks every day, barely slept or ate and all while also trying to maintain my grades as a full-time college...
I once walked into my 9 a.m. conservation biology lecture, Dunkin’ Donuts coffee in hand, only to have the professor ask that I either finish my drink or throw the over-priced beverage in the trash. Professor Laura Meyerson informed her students that she banned the use of foam cups...
Photo by Kayla Michaud | CIGAR | Student makes New Year's resolutions to wake up earlier.  You could say I didn’t go into 2018 with the intent to have a resolution, it just happened. This year I decided to do something I never thought I would. I became a morning...
Seniors have it much worse There’s nothing great about tests, papers and assignments piling up to the point where you feel like it will never end. But let me tell you this, I can guarantee if you ask any college senior if they are ready to graduate, their answer will...
A year from now when someone says to me, “it’s your fault that we’re in this situation,” I can truthfully say it’s not. I am talking about probably the most important presidential election in history and the fact that I can’t vote. Therefore, whatever political situations arises within the next...

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