Working ‘Till College Do Us Part

When May is coming, all college students can think of is the potential for adventure, fun and sleep during their summer months. No more homework or projects or whatnots. Well, at least until your internship starts, you get hired at your summer job, and finding the time to split between your friends at home, from…

Instagram Worthy Summer Adventures

Summer is almost halfway through and thus you may be thinking “what have I even done so far?” Between working or summer classes, it is easy to feel as if you are not making the most of  your “summer fun.” This is especially the case when social media tends to make your friends’ lives seem…

Surviving Festival Season: Concerts, Tours and All

You’ve waited for months, ever since you saw the lineup and qued up your computer in class to be the first to buy tickets. Congratulations, you’ve finally made it! The summer concert season is in full swing. A huge gathering of artists sharing their craft for appreciative audiences, what is more beautiful than that? Reaching…

Summer Blockbuster Sequels and Why We Keep Seeing Them

The movie box offices are crowded with sequels and remakes this summer. If you make your way to a theater you’re likely to encounter a slew of unwieldy, colon-studded titles, including such films as Captain America: Civil War, Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, Alice Through the Looking Glass, X-Men: Apocalypse, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out…

Dad Hats: From Baseball to Fashion

You’re scrolling down your Instagram when you first see it; the hat. It has a vintage feel or even a pop culture saying that speaks to you. Immediately you know that your wardrobe will not be complete without it. You feel that you must have it in order to achieve the level of cool of…

Beating the Rainy-Day Blues

Waking up to the serene pitter-patter of rainfall on the window, or the somehow even more calming deep rumbles of a powerful storm can make it difficult to get up for the day ahead. So we stay in bed for 5 more minutes, checking Instagram or Facebook, until it turns into a whole day of…

Keeping Busy and Staying Focused During the Summer

After a year of hard work and pure stress, it’s difficult to force yourself off the couch and away from your computer screen once summer break hits. Of course, your summer break should be relaxing and fun. For students, summer vacation is a much-needed reprieve from the looming essays, projects, and exams that haunt them…

How to Keep in Touch with College Friends Over Break

The bonds you create when you share a bathroom with someone or many someones are powerful. You become so close with people so quickly that being ripped away from them at the beginning of summer break can feel like having a piece of your soul missing. Though it’s never the same, there are a lot…

How To Survive the Last Few Weeks of the Spring Semester

Spring break is over and it’s back to the grindstone for the last weeks of the semester. Any energy you regained from your week away has probably been well spent now–and if you’re like me, you’re hoping you won’t run out of steam before May. Today’s post is your personal survival guide to finishing out…

Big Brother Season Finale

At the beginning of the summer I wrote a blog post about the season premiere of Big Brother. Now that summer has ended and school has started, it’s time for Big Brother to come to an end. This season of Big Brother certainly ended up being the unexpected. I was more into it than I…