I love those special days when I actually have time to pick out a nice outﬁt to wear on campus or out with friends. Having a fresh selection of clothes you actually wear makes this easier. This amazing weather is a great time to revamp those outﬁt selections as well as do some spring cleaning! A great way to do both of these is to consign or re-sell your used clothing. Read More
My ﬁrst week of college, I was on the phone with my high school BFFs nightly. I would leave the dorm and sit in the grass, talking to them for hours. I was totally intimidated by the whole making-new-friends thing and I just wasn’t ready to let go. Week three, and I was barely sending them a text! So, how to balance moving on with keeping in touch?
Whether you’re laying on a beach in Cancun, skiing in Colorado, or simply relaxing at home, Spring break is highly anticipated by all. But what to pack? Even if you are simply having a “staycation” and going home, you still have to pack things from school to transport home. For many of the spring break possibilities, here is a list of what to pack for your Spring break.
Ten Minutes of Planning is Worth Two Hours of Damage Control.
Potential Problem #1: Underage Drinking Violations
Potential Problem #2: Fighting
Potential Problem #3: Strangers Crashing
Potential Problem #4: Noise Violations
Potential Problem #5: Overconsumption of Substances
Potential Problem #6: “He/She/They/I Did What Last Night”?!
As Easter Sunday approaches, I realized I’m not just seeing that amazing array of pastels in the aisles of the drugstore and the windows of candy shops; they’re everywhere from the aisles of the Gap to the windows of fancy boutiques. That’s right folks, it looks like pastel pants are a major spring trend. Read More
Pizza served near the 24 hour library not quite as energy sustaining as you thought? You’re not alone. Across the country, students have been pushing for more healthy, sustainable (for your health and community health) food on campus. Before you reach for that 2nd burger with your dining dollars like it’s your only option, think twice. A tastier and healthier option might be more accessible than you think.
So, you can’t light candles, and despite that bribery, your roommate STILL won’t stop putting wet towels in the drawers. Not exactly a romantic atmosphere, right? Here are some tips on how to show that special someone a sweet evening while keeping typical college restrictions in mind and thinking outside the box… er, dorm.
When I sit down in the library or in class, the ﬁrst thing I often hear is, “Is that an iPad?”
From fellow students to a 40-something Dad at Barnes & Noble, my tablet seems intriguing to people, but they’re not entirely sold. There’s some skepticism there, and I understand that. I’m here to outline to you what it’s like using a tablet as a college student, as well as some pros and cons of tablet and laptop use. Read More
Whether you’re living with your best friend or randomly assigned roommates, sooner or later some form of conflict is going to happen. Whether it arises from days-old dishes left on the counter or one too many nights of a sock on the door and sleeping on the futon, it’s very unlikely that you are always going to love the habits of those you live with. Regardless, conflict can provide learning opportunities and help create mature relationships, if you handle it in the right way. Roommate conflict resolution skills are useful in getting through college life and the years beyond, as you will probably spend many years living with friends or a significant other.
It’s no secret that becoming more “green” is not just a passing fad. The thought of “greening” up your dorm room may give you visions of a dark room with hemp blankets and not showering for days on end. As it turns out, small changes made in your room and habits will make a big difference in your carbon footprint in the long run.