Stories by Elissa Gray

Elissa Gray,

Cupcakes, pink swim caps and smiles galore!

Elissa Gray,

In order to discover how the dining halls treat intolerances, I set out on a week without gluten – here are my findings.

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Here are three simple decor DIYs that are both ~fall-tastic~ and Northwestern themed.

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"My inability to be sure in my future was never a fault – it was an asset, composed of curiosity and flexibility."

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I took this impossible contradiction, this combination of hot and cold, of water and fire, as luck, as freedom, as everything I had ever needed.

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Grind out some work at these Chicago coffee shops.

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"I’ve never been one for “chemistry” or “sparks,” but in this moment, skin to skin, eye to eye, it felt as if the whole restaurant had disappeared, and it was just us two, floating in limbo, held together by infinite volts of electricity."

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Easiest and quickest guide to how to becoming the sweetest child your parents have ever had.

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Pritzker had some strong opinions about his current competition, Republican Governor Bruce Rauner, and his time in office.

Local Uber and Lyft drivers have to deal with Wildcats all the time. So what do they really think of us?

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"I don’t think it was exactly in that instant that I felt myself beginning to fade."

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Here’s a list of things you can do to distract your mind and make your final weeks on campus just as thrilling as a summer trip.

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Just a few miles south of Evanston lies the neighborhood of North Center, an area with a charming suburbia vibe full of sights to see for anyone of any age.

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Teri is fascinated by a girl who studies in Deering Library.

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This guide is all about keeping it comfortable and cute in the bedroom.

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"Maybe one day, sexism will no longer be passed down through generations."

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"I see brands I've never heard of and styles I thought people only wore in movies on campus every day."

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Whether you’re looking for a new spot to hit the books, or a place to waste a few hours window shopping with friends, Roscoe Village provides the perfect escape.

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One writer goes vegetarian for five days in search of Northwestern's best vegetarian options.

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"It still feels like I am struggling to build a castle, but, now, instead of sand, it is my life that slips through my fingers."

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"I wonder if it is the temperature dropping, or something beneath the surface that is freezing my skin from the inside out."

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Make some holiday gifts for your special someone.

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"But no matter how much I adore him, there is always devastation looming ahead. It is impossible to forget the biggest obstacle of all: the goodbye."

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"So if I want to cry myself to sleep at night because it's too dark and I still get scared, it's because I want to accept the fear and not let it take over me."

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