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

Reusable Face Masks to Instantly Upgrade Your Outfit

Phone? Check. Wallet? Check. Car Keys? Check. Face Mask? Check.  When getting ready to leave the house, a new essential has been added to everyone’s checklists. Within the past few months, our daily routines have had to shift dramatically due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The sterile, blue face masks seemingly worn only by doctors and dentists flew off the shelves and became … Continue reading Reusable Face Masks to Instantly Upgrade Your Outfit

From the Mind of a Birthday Cynic: How to Have a Corona-Conscientious Celebration

I’ve always hated my birthday. I think it’s due to the fact that I hold this one day a year to an exceedingly high standard that it can never quite reach. I see influencers like Tana Mongeau and Kylie Jenner dining at five-star Malibu restaurants and vacationing at world-class resorts in Bali for their birthdays, and I’m suddenly reminded of my student debt and the … Continue reading From the Mind of a Birthday Cynic: How to Have a Corona-Conscientious Celebration

From Beat to Bare: How I Transformed My Beauty Routine During Covid-19

I used to be the girl who wore a full face of makeup every single day, and that’s absolutely not an exaggeration. I never felt confident enough in my own skin to be able to rock my bare face. To class you could catch me in a CC cream, concealer, blush, bronzer, highlight, and that’s just the face makeup. I’d go light on the eyes … Continue reading From Beat to Bare: How I Transformed My Beauty Routine During Covid-19

Setbacks are Part of the Trip: My Updated Lifting Program in Quarantine

I was halfway through my first official powerlifting program when the coronavirus hit and gyms closed indefinitely. For four weeks straight, I trained for six days a week following the hypertrophy phase of my program, which meant performing the same grueling sets back to back with a progressive overload of weight. In this phase, the focus is on building up muscle — and I had … Continue reading Setbacks are Part of the Trip: My Updated Lifting Program in Quarantine

How To Master The At-Home Manicure

If you are anything like me, you understand the importance of a manicure. Call me crazy, but I truly believe that a fresh coat of nail polish can revamp your entire look.  While coronavirus may have closed some nail salons, I was determined to master the art of an at-home manicure. Here are some of the best products I found. ManiMe Nail Stickers     I know … Continue reading How To Master The At-Home Manicure