Articles by Mary Ruane

The One About Thanksgiving

I am excited about Thanksgiving. The food, the company, and most importantly the unfathomable amounts of sleep are all so close I can practically taste it. I have never been…


The One About Riverdale

This week, I’m going to take a minute to talk about a show on the CW called “Riverdale.” I’m sure everyone and their parents have heard of the comic icon…


To My Best Friends

To my best friends. We have quite a history, the three of us. I mean, I have known you both since the day I was born. You were there through…


The One About Living

“There’s a point when you start to wonder whose life it is when people are making all the decisions for you. You don’t know if you’re living your life.” He…


The One About People

There’s a Maya Angelou quote on the wall at a coffee shop that I frequent. Usually, I do not pay much attention to quotes because I find that they never…


The One About Midterms

The library is packed at all hours of the day, coffee is a staple, and printers are out of order. It is midterm week here on campus. The craziness of…


The One About Bad Days

Bad days are inevitable. No matter how hard you try, sometimes things go wrong, and that’s okay. How we deal with the things that are going on around us says…


The One About Compliments

On Monday night, I spent nearly four hours sitting in the corner of the dining hall. I was trying to figure out some homework, but more importantly, I was trying…


The One About Friends

In chairs circled around a wooden table, the group leaned in towards each other, holding hands. “Let’s say a prayer,” said the blonde, on whom all eyes had focused.  People…


The One About Identity

Identity. A definition from the Merriam-Webster online dictionary. “Sameness of essential or generic character in different instances.” Our identity is dependent on who we are…most of the time? We are…