10 Things College Freshman Find Embarrassing, That Are Actually Really Normal

Listen up all you incoming college freshmen!  As you are getting ready to embark on your college journey you are probably feeling all the feelings. Excitement, nervousness, anxiety, anticipation and more. While the adjustment to college life can be difficult, all you freshmen are in it together. While there are some things that might seem oh so awkward, I’m here to remind you not to … Continue reading 10 Things College Freshman Find Embarrassing, That Are Actually Really Normal

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

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

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

Hooligans Streetwear Promotes Self-Love Among College Students

In the summer of 2020, JD Grant approached his friends, Savitha Mukundan and Alexis Soulias, with an idea. “It would be so cool if we started something, and had students from other campuses wear stuff that we made, but not know where it came from,” Grant said. Mukundan and Soulias embraced Grant’s idea, and the three eventually developed this idea into the clothing brand Hooligans … Continue reading Hooligans Streetwear Promotes Self-Love Among College Students

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