Advice for Freshman Going to School During the Pandemic

Preparing for your freshman year is typically a time characterized by excitement. Whether it be figuring out how you will be decorating your dorm room or talking to your future roommate, there’s a lot to look forward to; that is, until you remember you’re going off to college while COVID-19 is still rampant across the United States.  Acting responsibly to protect yourself and those around … Continue reading Advice for Freshman Going to School During the Pandemic

Welcome to The Freshman Diaries

*Written by Kate Turkeltaub, Olivia Talbott and Sara Jewel* Hi everyone! I’m Kate, a rising sophomore at Lehigh University. I am studying political science and environmental studies and I’m planning to add a double major in journalism! I am from Greenwich, CT where I have lived all my life. I was terrified of change and coming to college. The community I found at Lehigh my … Continue reading Welcome to The Freshman Diaries

Young Women Create Weekly Newsletter to ‘Catalyze’ Activism Beyond Social Media

Political activism has catalyzed change throughout history, and the overwhelming presence social media has today only magnifies an individual’s ability to educate themselves as well as take action. The recent horrifying deaths of black individuals gave way to the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement, which aims to bring attention to racially-charged police brutality, and as this movement gained momentum, so did activism’s presence … Continue reading Young Women Create Weekly Newsletter to ‘Catalyze’ Activism Beyond Social Media

How I Found a Community on Campus by Breaking Out of My Comfort Zone

My freshman year at Lehigh University can easily be categorized as the happiest year of my life thus far. To any anxious incoming freshman out there: I get you.  I was terrified for school to start and spent every minute leading up to move-in day worrying about how I would mimic the comfortable life I had in my hometown. Arguably, what I found to be … Continue reading How I Found a Community on Campus by Breaking Out of My Comfort Zone