Five Ways to Have a More Productive Day

This semester has undoubtedly been a difficult one for us college students. It’s hard to keep your spirits up and be productive when you’re inside all day and learning in a virtual environment. While it’s important to not push yourself too hard during these circumstances, there are ways to help you get your day started. Here are some tips I recommend for having a more … Continue reading Five Ways to Have a More Productive Day

How to Beat Zoom Exhaustion

“If I have to respond to one more discussion post I’m gonna -” is a thought that myself and many other students I know have at least once a day.  As a freshman in college, adjusting to a new lifestyle in a pandemic has proven to make even the most mundane of activities more difficult than anticipated.  Personally, one of the most uncomfortable of those … Continue reading How to Beat Zoom Exhaustion

Recipes for Beginner Bobby Flays

When someone asks you what you’ve been cooking while away at college, they aren’t talking about peanut butter and jelly sandwiches or microwave mac and cheese.  I love a good PB&J just as much as the next person, but I can’t live off of them (well, I mean I could). As my Intro to Nutrition professor tells us, it’s ALL about variety.  Cooking is fun; … Continue reading Recipes for Beginner Bobby Flays

Mental Health Tips for Fully Remote Students

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

Friends with Benefits: Proceed with Caution and Communication

During my freshman year of college, I made guy friends about one month into the school year.  I loved hanging out with them, but there was one guy I particularly vibed with. We’ll call him Brandon.  Brandon and I would constantly flirt with each other, and ultimately we hooked up after one month of being friends. And then again.  But since I appreciated our friendship … Continue reading Friends with Benefits: Proceed with Caution and Communication

Stand Up, Speak Out, Vote

This year’s election is continuing to surpass difficulties that no other election year has ever had to experience. In the midst of a global pandemic, voting undeniably becomes more complicated. For many, it may deter them from voting or cause them to be wary about the legitimacy of their ballots.  In 2016, voter turnout for eligible citizens was about 55 percent. This was an all-time … Continue reading Stand Up, Speak Out, Vote

Why You Should Exercise Your Right to Vote

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

Rem and Company Helps Rebrand Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

At the start of COVID-19, small businesses across the nation struggled to attract customers and became susceptible to shutting down. Camryn Okere, a recent graduate from Washington University witnessed this in her college town of St. Louis and became dedicated to finding a solution that would not only help these businesses stay afloat, but rebrand their social image. Okere founded Rem and Company, a social … Continue reading Rem and Company Helps Rebrand Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

My Boy Best Friend: Crossing the Line Between Platonic and Passion

I live a busy life. I don’t have time to look out for someone else besides myself. That’s why the idea of having no strings attached to someone, but still getting the physical benefits of a relationship, sounded like a deal I wouldn’t want to pass up. It was exciting and secretive (as I didn’t tell any of my close friends), and for a while, … Continue reading My Boy Best Friend: Crossing the Line Between Platonic and Passion