The Observer

Yakumithis: A thorough review of college rejection letters

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

April 6, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Appearance, aroma, sensations, aftertaste: the stages of wine tasting. I treated college applications as one would treat wine. First, the “appearance,” the campus; then the “aroma,” the vibes of the students; “sensations,” if I was feeling it and finally, “aftertaste,” whether or not...

Yakumithis: The case for coffee

Yakumithis: The case for coffee

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

March 30, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Last week, I had a really bad paper cut. I noticed something really disturbing about my blood, which prompted me to take a trip to the hospital. Instead of red globs, this weird, viscus brown substance was oozing out of the wound on my finger. Then, in a moment of profound actualization, the doctor...

Applauding Snapchat’s customer service

Applauding Snapchat’s customer service

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Mother Teresa is employed by Snapchat. That’s a joke, but it’s true that Snapchat has fostered a civil, meaningful friendship between my long-term ex and me. While this may sound extremely superficial and millenial, our friendship is pretty much bound by Snapchat’s "streak" feature. The thing...

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