THIS WEEK IN PHOTOS | Oct. 3, 2021

On Wednesday, a student walks by the Welcome Center towards North Campus. As temperatures dip, fall colors are starting to show around campus. (Julia Nagel/Sun Assistant Photography Editor)

Students exit the Collegetown 7-Eleven on Wednesday. After six years of renovations, the store—an accessible and affordable option for students—unveiled its new interior in early September. The renovations included an expanded shelf stock, twice as much floor space, a bigger counter, a seating area and more drink machines.

STUDENT ASSEMBLY VIEWPOINT | Don’t Blame Your Fellow Students: Focus on Student Solidarity

I’m Joseph Mullen ’24, and as the Vice President of Internal Operations for the Student Assembly, I see my role as helping build a shared sense of collective power among the student body, to have a shared sense of student solidarity whereby we all fight for and alongside one another. I believe that the S.A. can help students the most by ending the isolation produced by the pandemic and our economic conditions so that we can all unite and rise together. 

SEX ON THURSDAY | Your Daily Whoroscope

Scrunchies and mom jeans aren’t the only trends that are making a large resurgence in today’s day and age — astrology is also making a roaring comeback. Checking Co-Star to see our daily compatibility or listening to Spotify’s questionable “Horoscope Today” podcast is, whether you like it or not, a large part of many youngins’ routines. But what if you don’t want to hear about how you’re going to act or what you’re going to encounter that day, but instead you want to know what you’re going to be feeling at… night? Well you’ve come to the right place. As your resident sexual astrologist, I’ll be able to enlighten you with all that your heart, or genitalia, desires. 

THIS WEEK IN PHOTOS | Sept. 12, 2021

On Tuesday, a student relaxes under a tree on the arts quad. (Julia Nagel/Sun Assistant Photography Editor)

Students pass by the new Student Agencies apartment building on Wednesday. After more than a year of construction, the luxury apartment complex is fully occupied this year. (Hannah Rosenberg/Sun Photography Editor)

On Wednesday afternoon, a rabbi shares a treat with students after blowing a shofar on Ho plaza to celebrate Rosh Hashanah. (Julia Nagel/Sun Assistant Photography Editor)

The line for COVID testing at the Willard Straight test site stretches far outside the doors and across Ho Plaza on Wednesday.

THIS WEEK IN PHOTOS | Sept. 5, 2021

On Tuesday, students eat and work outside on North Campus and enjoy the nice weather. As part of the North Campus Residential Expansion, two new dorms — Ganędagǫ Hall and Toni Morrison Hall — were completed over the summer and are occupied this fall by first-year students. (Julia Nagel/Sun Assistant Photography Editor)

In a typical year, Balch Hall is a dorm for first-year female-identified students. But this fall, it is being used as Covid quarantine housing. On Tuesday, the courtyard sits empty, blocked off to through traffic.