10 Things We ♡ About Fall

By Gabi Kamran

Voices Editor

Sweater weather, cuddle weather, no more worrying about getting dress-coded weather — call it whatever you want, but you’ve got to admit that when the temperature drops below 70°, it’s a cause for major celebration. Here, Milken students share some of their favorite (and some of the strangest) things about the chill that creeps up every October:


1. Stepping on crunchy leaves 

“It’s so much fun. I go out of my way just to hear that crackly-shmackly sound.” – Justin Kroll ‘14


2. Sweaters

“I totally love that yung life sweater weather.” Lauren Cohen ‘17



3. Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Lattes

“When I drink a pumpkin spice latte I get so warm and cuddly inside. It makes me think of a fireplace.” – Britt Jacobson ‘17



4….And everything else pumpkin

“The best pumpkin food? That’s the easiest question, pumpkin pie!” – Josh Shemian ‘15


5. Football season

“Fall is time for fantasy football, which means getting together with your friends.” – Avi Sholkoff ‘15



6. It stimulates the mind

“In the cold you think better.” – Zach Brenner ‘14


7. Snuggies

“Need I say more?” – Liberty Fuchs ‘16



8. Rainy days

“Every time it rains I have a craving to go snuggle up on my couch and watch Pride and Prejudice. It’s like a big thing for me.” – Jodi Marcus ‘14



9. Candles

“Bath and Body Works has the best fall candle scents. Sweet Cinnamon Pumpkin and Leaves are the best.” – Sam Suman ‘15



10. Hot chocolate

“It’s nice to be able to drink hot chocolate without dying of heat.” – Evan Satlin ‘17