From Refusal to Love at First Sight; Why Fostering a Puppy as A College Student was the Best Decision Ever

It was finally October 3. The day my roommates had been anxiously awaiting since the beginning of the semester. The day our foster puppy finally became ours. I was not too thrilled that this day had finally arrived.  While deep down I was excited, my initial reaction to this idea of fostering was quite the opposite. I tried to fight my roommates on this decision … Continue reading From Refusal to Love at First Sight; Why Fostering a Puppy as A College Student was the Best Decision Ever

You Can Control Your Hangxiety

Sundays are by far the worst day of the week. There’s the last minute homework, the preparing for the long week ahead, the hangovers, and if you are like me, the hangxiety. But, what exactly is hangxiety? It can be described as the intense feelings of anxiety after drinking alcohol. The Henry Ford Health System Staff attributes these feelings to the decline of excess dopamine … Continue reading You Can Control Your Hangxiety

5 Ways to Decompress When You’re Stressed

With school back in session, it is nearly impossible to not be stressed. However, just as important as studying for your exams is taking a break to relieve your stress. Here are five personally tested and student approved ways to release your stress and recharge! Go on a walk. This is one of my favorite ways to decompress after a long study session. I have … Continue reading 5 Ways to Decompress When You’re Stressed

The Best Shows of 2020: The TV Recap you Have Been Waiting For

In a year that felt eerily similar to a zombie apocalypse film, people were left with an intense need for escapism, as well as a way to kill time all without leaving the confines of their house. As the streaming wars raged on, countless new shows were released that provided comfort in a time of uncertainty and global panic.  After finishing finals this semester, and … Continue reading The Best Shows of 2020: The TV Recap you Have Been Waiting For

10 Albums You Need In Your Quarantine Repertoire

*Written By: Elizabeth Hollensbe* For the last two days, I have sat at the same desk in the same sweats I have worn for the previous nine months. The only hiccup in this cycle is, of course, trips to the washer and dryer once in a blue moon to clean said sweats. I spend my time daydreaming about when the days and weeks will unravel … Continue reading 10 Albums You Need In Your Quarantine Repertoire

How to Make the Most of College in a Pandemic

*Written by Madison Ernst* With little time for goodbyes, college students were rushed home in March 2020 due to the impacts of COVID-19. My sophomore year ended too soon.  After my low-key summer spent with my family, I was focused on making the most of my junior year at Syracuse University.  I knew my college experience would be different than what I was already accustomed … Continue reading How to Make the Most of College in a Pandemic

Sorority Recruitment: The Unexpected Possibilities

Last winter, there was one thing on my mind: sorority recruitment. This was not uncommon, as almost any girl I knew participating in the recruitment process felt the same. At Lehigh, freshmen undergo the recruitment process at the beginning of the Spring semester, leaving me aimlessly wandering about what was to come. For me, it was not a question of if I should rush, but … Continue reading Sorority Recruitment: The Unexpected Possibilities

I Read Over 100 Romance Books in 2020. These Were My 10 Favorites.

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.

What I Learned from a Solo Month in Hawaii

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

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