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Love it or hate It, I’ll miss it

Enya Eettickal, Staff Writer April 28, 2023

If you’ve read my other articles, or have had a conversation with me in person, you know that I’m a certified Cleveland hater. I’ve always had a lot to say about this city and university, and I,...

Always a victim? You’re likely the problem

Enya Eettickal, Staff Writer April 21, 2023

A big part of friendship is sharing stories of hardship and seeking advice or support. Personally, I think there’s something special in the shared emotional reactions of a group when listening to one...

CWRU, what the “Heck” is your problem?

Enya Eettickal, Staff Writer March 31, 2023

On March 24, I and evidently more than 1,800 other Case Western Reserve students went to watch the Spring Comedian, Colin Jost. As a passive viewer of Saturday Night Live (SNL) but a big fan of “Weekend...

Watch and learn

Enya Eettickal, Staff Writer March 3, 2023

People always are a little skeptical when I tell them I find people-watching to be a valuable use of my time. But as a writer, I stand by that. Watching how people interact, how they speak and how they...

Likable or credible? What are you really looking for?

Enya Eetickal , Staff Writer February 24, 2023

There’s no drama like kid drama. That's something I’m reminded of every time I find myself babysitting. The intensity with which children war over who gets to be the mom when playing house or the ways...

Critiquing Cleveland

Enya Eettickal, Staff Writer February 10, 2023

A running joke among my friends is that I’m the biggest Cleveland hater they know, often noting that any opportunity presented, I’m immediately jumping on a flight back to Chicago. And while there’s...

Confrontation versus conflict

Enya Eettickal, Staff Writer January 20, 2023

At the beginning of the new year, I was contemplating what resolutions I really wanted to make. I had thought about resolving to get into less pointless debates. But not even 24 hours into the year, new...

The circles of life

Enya Eettickal , Staff Writer November 11, 2022

As one of the youngest in my extended family, I’ve always spent a lot of time with family members who are much older than me. There’ve often been certain gaps in life experience that have left me at...

Rumors and their repercussions

Enya Eettickal, Staff Writer November 4, 2022

Everyone has their pet peeves. And if you’re like me, you have multiple. But one of my biggest ones is empty gossip. Now I know what you’re thinking—everyone says that! But that has never stopped...

A friend to all is a friend to none

Enya Eettickal , Staff Writer October 14, 2022

When coming to college, I think one major piece of advice I, and many others, received was “make sure you build your network.” And I understood the merits of this sentiment. But I was a bit lost on...

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