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

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

How to Make Your College Dorm Room Feel Like Home

After a long few months in quarantine, many students will be coming onto campus for the academic year—or maybe already have! Students will move into dorms, apartments or houses that they will be calling home for (hopefully) the next eight-ish months. It is important that students are able to get the most out of their space and make it feel like their own. I’ve compiled … Continue reading How to Make Your College Dorm Room Feel Like Home

Cancel Culture: Spreading Accountability or Hate?

Cancel culture is the mass practice of withdrawing support or attacking public figures that have committed an offensive act.  This phenomenon has been taking over multiple social media platforms, exposing influencers and celebrities for their dark pasts and mistakes. Specifically, cancel culture has completely altered the presence of influencers on apps like TikTok, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter. At the mention of cancel culture, most Gen … Continue reading Cancel Culture: Spreading Accountability or Hate?

Things No One Tells You You Need in College

When I finally headed to college, it was after a summer spent checking and rechecking an organized list of university essentials. From shower shoes to desk lamps, I created a long list of things that I knew would be necessities for me in dorm life. I checked it over and over in order to ensure that I forgot nothing. Looking back, I wish I had spent … Continue reading Things No One Tells You You Need in College

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