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Articles Written By Meghan MacPherson

 

Sleep Care Is the New Self Care

July 22nd, 2021

While at work a few weeks back, some of my co-workers and I talked about the pesky cold that seems to be going around as some of the COVID-19 restrictions have lifted.  We all mutually didn’t feel so hot, and it started to become apparent that something was spreading. All of us could name at least two peers that had been sick, and now it was sneaking up on us, too. In the last several years, I can hardly remember a time that I felt truly sick. I haven’t run a fever since I was a child, and my immune system has always been super solid – as long as I’m properly taking care of myself.  Summer... Read More

Column: How the Effects of the Pandemic Inspired a Year of Self-Growth

July 8th, 2021

I can still remember exactly where I was when news broke that most, if not all, colleges and universities nationwide were closing campuses due to the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic. It was the most normal of evenings as I sat at the desk in my dorm room, writing a research essay for one of my journalism classes and arranging weekend plans with friends over the phone. A mix of shock, confusion, and excitement filled the dormitory halls as the freshmen students at Emerson College checked their emails to find out that classes were being moved online and talk of shutting down resident buildings was... Read More