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

Barreform: a taste of NYC in the Lehigh Valley

Barreform is a boutique fitness studio located on the corner of Brodhead Avenue and East 4th Street. Nora Hendrycks and Brett Jones co-own and co-founded barreform in 2017 out of a desire to bring their favorite workouts to the valley. Barreform aspires to inspire by delivering unique, intense, motivating, and very effective classes. The classes they offer range from burnlab to megaformer classes.  Burnlab is … Continue reading Barreform: a taste of NYC in the Lehigh Valley

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

Four CBD Products That Will Make You Feel Good AF

CBD is all the rage these days. From oils and serums to Kim Kardashian’s CBD-themed baby shower (yes, that really happened), we can’t seem to escape this new “cure-all.” Now that CBD has made its way into almost every store and product imaginable, you’re probably wondering: “Do I need this?” The answer is 100% yes. For starters, what is CBD? Let’s first take a look … Continue reading Four CBD Products That Will Make You Feel Good AF

What I Learned After a Summer Working in Retail

This summer I worked as a brand associate at Athleta, a women’s workout, yoga and athleisure brand, owned by Gap Inc.  While I never imagined myself working as a sales associate, and although it wasn’t the glamourous New York City internship I had envisioned, I feel as though I walked away with an invaluable experience.  I truly believe at some point in life everyone should … Continue reading What I Learned After a Summer Working in Retail

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?

Eating for a Better Tomorrow

When discussing climate change and the fate of our environment it feels as if there’s rarely any good news. As our world continues to see rising temperatures, the increasing presence of natural disasters, rising sea levels and many more consequences of our ever-growing carbon footprint, I can’t help but feel powerless. However, there are many simple changes you can make to your daily habits that … Continue reading Eating for a Better Tomorrow

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