Time Management & Other Personal Failures

You can prepare.  You can read articles about organization, you can buy healthy food, you can try all you want, but the first week of school never turns out how you want it.  It’s always the same: utter insanity.  It’s an avalanche of new expectations, reconnecting with old friends, establishing study habits, and trying to … Continue reading Time Management & Other Personal Failures

I Ended it…with Netflix

It's time to eat Ben & Jerry's with streaks of mascara running down your face.  There's a serious, official break-up of a long-term relationship today.  It’s over with Netflix and me.  I can’t bear the strains of this one-sided relationship anymore.  I know, I know, it’s hard to believe; everything seemed so stable from the … Continue reading I Ended it…with Netflix

Eating Healthy At School: What I’ve Learned so far

  I live in an on-campus apartment at my university.  I love it, but there is one catch. I have to feed myself.  I’m a busy girl, what to do?  Order a bunch of pizza and sadly wallow in its cheese-y goodness?  Or step up my game? Honestly, it depends on the day.  Still, most … Continue reading Eating Healthy At School: What I’ve Learned so far

Studying in College: What You Don’t Know

I was a good student in high school, and I like to think I’m one in college, too.  This said, there’s some not-so-subtle differences in studying for each level.  Here’s some tips I learned (mostly the hard way) during freshman year. Sleep is important. I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again.  Sleep in … Continue reading Studying in College: What You Don’t Know

The 7 Different Types of Friends

Hey!  Just checking in with a little listicle about friendship.  Without further ado, here are the 7 different types of friends. The One You’ve Known Forever This friendship is at least a decade old.  You know everything about this friend, and they know everything about you.  Chances are, they’ve spent way too much time in … Continue reading The 7 Different Types of Friends

The Brawl (An Open Letter)

Dear men who are reading this, You will, very soon, notice that this article’s title is a play on words.  The content following may be something you’ve never had to think about before, or something you are uncomfortable with.  Please note that I am really writing this for you.  This article is something I hope … Continue reading The Brawl (An Open Letter)

My Heavy Heart

Today my heart is heavy.  Today I mourn the loss of an activist.  Today, I will use my voice to speak out against the racism and violence that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia. This is no way to behave, as human beings.  The racist acts in Charlottesville are ripping apart our melting pot, our beautiful … Continue reading My Heavy Heart