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

Cultivating a Better World: Chipotle Turns Avocado Waste Into Apparel

Caitlin Leibert started the sustainability department at Chipotle — and her job description includes dumpster diving (but more about that later). We may not think about it often, but looking back on kitchen clean-ups, unfinished restaurant meals and full stacks of dining hall plates, food waste is a real problem that contributes to a harmful environmental impact.  According to the Upcycled Food Assocation, approximately 30 … Continue reading Cultivating a Better World: Chipotle Turns Avocado Waste Into Apparel

The Notorious RBG: Honoring Her Life and Legacy

*Written by Aliya Haddon* If you are or know a woman that has played sports, has her own bank account, has gone to a public undergraduate college/university, or aspires to work at a job despite also wanting kids, you have Ruth Bader Ginsberg to thank.  She is a trailblazer. She is an icon. She is a woman of the law. She is revolutionary.  Ruth passed … Continue reading The Notorious RBG: Honoring Her Life and Legacy

Five Reasons Why Having an Older Sister is the Best Gift Your Parents Gave You

Unlimited closet. Always. Although my sister and I have a huge age gap of 16 years (yes, she was 16 when I was born), there’s nothing better than being the same size in everything. Whenever I get bored of my own closet, the first place I turn to is hers for some fresh style inspo. Sorry, not sorry that she may never get back that … Continue reading Five Reasons Why Having an Older Sister is the Best Gift Your Parents Gave You

School’s in Session: Best Study Tips for Your Zoom University Semester

Learning online can be hard to navigate if you’re not used to it. Zoom links pile up, slow internet connection can drive you nuts, and online tests can become oh-so overwhelming to handle when they consume your day-to-day life for months on end.  During times like this, we have to learn how to adapt and sometimes even change the way we approach tasks. Online learning … Continue reading School’s in Session: Best Study Tips for Your Zoom University Semester

‘Hopeless Visionary’ Promotes Dream Chasing with Clothing Brand

If quarantine worked out in favor for anyone this year, it was Ryan Armour and Sabrina Bernstein. While the majority of people were occupied by TikTok, tie-dying and baking banana bread for the fifth day in a row, these two were setting the foundation for their new clothing brand: Hopeless Visionary, @hopelessvisionaryla.  Armour and Bernstein are both sophomores studying at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. During … Continue reading ‘Hopeless Visionary’ Promotes Dream Chasing with Clothing Brand

How to Get Through a 14 Day Q at School

Back-to-school during COVID-19 has brought forth many unknowns and changes to our lives as college students. Many college students across the country have had to enter both isolation and quarantine to mitigate the spread of the virus.  Two weeks ago when my asymptomatic housemate received a positive test result we had so many feelings– anxiety over whether we would become very sick, frustration that we … Continue reading How to Get Through a 14 Day Q at School

3 Easy Air Fryer Recipes That Will Up Your College Cooking Game

Cooking in college just got a whole lot easier.  When you think of college meals, you’re probably picturing instant ramen noodles and greasy takeout pizza. Those “meals” might have cut it when your parents were in college, but today’s college students have found endless ways to improve what they eat at school. Specifically, the recent invention of the air fryer has made cooking at college … Continue reading 3 Easy Air Fryer Recipes That Will Up Your College Cooking Game