5 Ways to be More Sustainable in College

Sustainability may seem like a nice idea, but harder in practice — like making your bed everyday or training for a 10K.  In reality, there are plenty of simple steps we can take as college students to start treating our planet with the respect it deserves.  1. Shop second-hand clothing Did you know nearly 100 million tons of textile waste ends up in landfills each … Continue reading 5 Ways to be More Sustainable in College

Guide to Building Your Morning and Nighttime Routine

Why You Need A Morning Routine! I cannot stress enough the difference having a solid morning and night routine in college has had on me. I have 9:20 a.m. classes Monday through Friday and I have always been someone who loves sleep, so waking up refreshed and staying that way throughout the day is crucial. Everyone always says to get at least eight hours of … Continue reading Guide to Building Your Morning and Nighttime Routine

Sexual Assault, Rape and the Burden Many Years Later

March 24, 2018. A day that will forever change my concept of sex.  It was my friend’s birthday weekend trip and everyone brought a guy to hookup with. I wasn’t seeing anyone at the time, so my friend brought her boyfriend’s roommate as an extra guy on the trip. As everyone else shared beds, the roommate and I split a bunk bed, me on the … Continue reading Sexual Assault, Rape and the Burden Many Years Later

Catalyst20 Continues to ‘Catalyze’ Activism Beyond Social Media

The Fit Magazine originally sat down with Catalyst20 in July to learn about their innovative newsletter, aiming to “catalyze” activism beyond social media in our ever digitally focused society.  Eight months later we sat down again with Catalyst20 to hear about their progress since their lunch.  Founders Maggie Brown, Amanda Hartstein, and Emma Bochner aim to streamline your social media feed to highlight initiatives and … Continue reading Catalyst20 Continues to ‘Catalyze’ Activism Beyond Social Media

“Go Out There, Take A Risk, Be Bold and Have Confidence,” Q&A with Girl Boss Amy Shecter

Want kick-ass career advice for an amazing professional? Meet Amy Shecter. Shecter is currently working as the Chief Executive Officer at Ever/Body, a company looking to provide tech-driven, personalized, natural skincare experiences to consumers.   Shecter has had a plethora of incredible work experience as a top level executive, including working as the CEO of Glamsquad, CEO of CorePower Yoga, President of C. Wonder, VP Global … Continue reading “Go Out There, Take A Risk, Be Bold and Have Confidence,” Q&A with Girl Boss Amy Shecter

Q&A with Freckled Foodie, Cameron Rogers

Sometimes, reality smacks you across the face and forces you to step back and think, “What the #%?! am I doing with my life?!”  For Cameron Rogers, this reality came in the form of a car hurling down a New York City street, hitting her and leaving her with a life altering concussion. Amid her recovery, Rogers left her coveted job at J.P. Morgan, focusing … Continue reading Q&A with Freckled Foodie, Cameron Rogers

The College Kid Guide, a Holistic Overview of Campus Life

The College Kid Guide is the newest website every high school junior and senior is going to want to have bookmarked on their computers. The site, created by Camryn Cohen, a junior at Tulane University, is a tell-all guide about the hot spots for eating, shopping and doing in college towns and cities.  Cohen’s inspiration for the site came from a story pitch she gave, … Continue reading The College Kid Guide, a Holistic Overview of Campus Life

The Best Women’s Empowerment Playlist

In honor of March being Women’s History Month, here’s a playlist full of The Fit Magazine’s favorite female artists. This playlist includes a variety of different music meant to empower and uplift women. From self-love to dealing with break-ups, this playlist has something for every woman out there.  Today’s Hits:   “Good Days” – SZA “God is a woman” – Ariana Grande “Run the World” … Continue reading The Best Women’s Empowerment Playlist

Dealing with Pandemic Induced Growing Pains: The Importance of the Right Kind of Positivity

*Written Virgina Baker* Everyone, including myself, is tired of hearing about “what a crazy time we are living in.” This idea has become such a cliché, and as with most clichés it is rooted in reality. We are living in a crazy time. Our world was rocked, and we adapted to a new “normal” quicker than anyone could have expected. These changes can be very … Continue reading Dealing with Pandemic Induced Growing Pains: The Importance of the Right Kind of Positivity