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Three lazy tips to get clear skin

Three lazy tips to get clear skin

Amanda John, Columnist

January 29, 2019


Filed under Lifestyles

If you’re familiar with my work you know I enjoy a little bit of self pampering and love — and the only thing better is doing it the lazy way. Today we are shifting scenes, and, trust me, your face will thank you. Remember when you left high school and the acne didn’t stop? Or maybe it did ...

January blues: what is it, how to combat it

January blues: what is it, how to combat it

Danielle Sons, Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Lifestyles

Though winter brings Christmas cheer and time off of school, it can also bring Seasonal Attribution Disorder (SAD) or more popularly known as seasonal depression. SAD is caused by the changing of the seasons like late fall and winter. With less sunlight and cooler temperatures, the Mayo Clini...

Be write: importance of legible handwriting in working world

Be write: importance of legible handwriting in working world

Danielle Sons, Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Lifestyles

From chicken scratch to breath-taking cursive, to block letters and microscopic ones, handwriting is a common skill everyone must learn. “Technology has always been changing how we present language. People like Socrates feared that moving from speaking to writing would have disastrous effects on ...

Resolutions put into perspective, take your time with goals

Resolutions put into perspective, take your time with goals

Alison Simon, Columnist

January 16, 2019


Filed under Opinion

There are several opinions about New Year’s resolutions. Whether you believe they’re bad for your mental health or the perfect way to begin a new year, we can all agree that we want to begin 2019 right. It’s hard to have a great start to the new year when we set unrealistic goals for ourselves...

How to be a better person: New Year’s edition

How to be a better person: New Year’s edition

Amanda John, Lifestyles Columnist

January 9, 2019


Filed under Lifestyles

Hello, it’s me again. I had a feeling the title would get your attention; if you’re reading this, it worked.  It’s 2019, and I can’t begin to say how excited I am that each, and every one of you made it into the new year. Like all new year’s we begin with resolutions,  a number of thin...

New year means back-to-school resolutions

New year means back-to-school resolutions

Emma Anderson, Lifestyles Reporter

January 9, 2019


Filed under Lifestyles

We all tend to get caught up in resolutions and making promises to ourselves at the start of a new year. The problem that often occurs, however, is that after the first two weeks of a fresh year come and go, resolutions follow suit and we slip back into old habits.  One of the reasons the vows we make to ourselv...

Five tips to pull an effective all-nighter

Five tips to pull an effective all-nighter

Danielle Sons, Lifestyles Reporter

December 10, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Have a game plan Disorganization is one of the many things that can cause stress because it can feel like everything is falling apart. This can cause anxiety and a bunch of other problems that will prevent the night from being as successful as it could be. Therefore, have somewhat of an organized plan going...

How to emerge from finals week in one piece

How to emerge from finals week in one piece

Danielle Sons

November 26, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Have the right mindset Going into finals week thinking negatively and thinking the worst won’t encourage you to try for an A. Instead, try going in with a positive mindset, this can help you want to study hard and ace your finals. To stay confident and get through finals, sophomore civil engineering m...

Five ways to solve roommate problems

Five ways to solve roommate problems

Danielle Sons

November 7, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Roommates can be the best or worst people you ever live with. Nobody wants to have a troublesome roommate, but, if it comes to a point where confrontation is necessary, there are a few things roommates can do to mitigate the issues or awkwardness. Create a contract Roommate agreements are alw...

Rationing roommate responsibilities

Rationing roommate responsibilities

Emma Anderson

November 7, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Whether you live in the residence halls, an apartment or a house, chances are you have at least one roommate. Sharing a living space with other people can be difficult, especially when it comes to splitting responsibilities, but it doesn’t have to be. For junior business economics major Abby Fla...

Ways to reinvent a traditional fall activity

Ways to reinvent a traditional fall activity

Emma Anderson

October 30, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

It’s not fall without pumpkins. Period. Although the season can proceed without carving pumpkins. Carving pumpkins is a traditional autumn activity that even the least of fall enthusiasts can partake in. It’s a messy ordeal — wherein scooping slimy, stringy pumpkin guts out may become just t...

How to manage homesickness

How to manage homesickness

Danielle Sons

October 17, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Whether it’s freshman year or senior year, most students might experience the longing to go home to family, friends and pets. Homesickness can be tough to overcome and many students might have have that opportunity very often. To avoid homesickness here are some tips to cope with something ma...