As the world seemingly crumbles around us, it can feel really nice to escape to a world of happy endings. In the chaos that was 2020, I found temporary peace in romance novels, which led me to read over 100 of them in the last year. Was it excessive? Probably. Was it enjoyable? Definitely. In no particular order, these were my ten favorites. “The Proposal” … Continue reading I Read Over 100 Romance Books in 2020. These Were My 10 Favorites.
I’ve loved to travel for as long as I can remember. After spending much of my first year of college unhappy, I opted to take my classes remotely in the Fall 2020 semester. When I couldn’t convince any of my friends to do the same, I chose to move to Hawaii by myself for a month. When I told people about my plans, I usually … Continue reading What I Learned from a Solo Month in Hawaii
College is hard. College miles away from campus is even harder. The Covid-19 pandemic is isolating for everyone, but being a fully remote student—far from friends and the buzz of campus life— can leave you feeling particularly overwhelmed. I’ve picked up a few things over the first half of this semester that have helped my mental health during these challenging times. Tip #1: Do not … Continue reading Mental Health Tips for Fully Remote Students
Voting in modern presidential elections may feel like choosing between the lesser of two evils. Because of this, you may find it easier to abstain from voting. However, there is too much at stake this November to not vote. The consequences of this election will exceed beyond who sits in the Oval Office. Things that are on the ballot this November include, but are not … Continue reading Why You Should Exercise Your Right to Vote