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Sometimes it can feel like staying motivated is fundamentally against human nature. With just a quick search online, you can find a huge amount of content based on how to deal with lack of motivation, how to motivate yourself or what truly motivated people do to stay that way. While there’s a huge amount of advice out...

College is a complex enigma that enables students to become well-rounded individuals in order to “succeed.” Although, the definition of success varies from person to person. For you, graduation might be right around the corner — taunting you, whispering in your ear “where to next?” Or, maybe you’re an underclassman in...

Everyone around you is going to have their two cents on what career path you should take, how you should tackle job searching or even techniques on becoming the best student out there to then achieve your wildest dreams. More likely than not, these people are regurgitating information that was once sprawled onto them,...

It may happen that occasionally (or maybe all the time) you have work to do, but for whatever reason you leave it until the last minute. You told yourself “no more procrastination,” that this will be the last time. Yet, here you are again. If you want to break this bad habit and get a little more productive, you should...

Your new dorm might not feel like or smell like home, but there are definitely some ways you can make it your own. Despite the stigma around home décor and DIY only being for girls (which it’s not), creating and decorating your new living space is one of the most effective ways of making your new “house” a home. Go...

Most students at the University of Houston don’t live on campus. In fact, around 85 percent commute every day to get to campus. I am in that 85 percent and I have been commuting for the last three years. Although I don’t mind commuting, it does have its pros and cons. One of the good things is that I don’t have to...

There’s no denying that minimalism is a buzzword these days. The word itself evokes a design philosophy that is sparse, white and cleanly. In that same breath, minimalist spaces can also feel clinical, sterile and empty. Minimalist design is modern, geometric and simple. To be honest, even though I call myself a...

Whether it’s an apartment or dorm, there are plenty of options for students to live on campus. Doesn’t matter your classification, cultural background or personal interests, there is somewhere to live for everyone. Here are the 10 on-campus living options. DORMS Cougar Village 1 &...

You are closer to everything Living on campus means you are closer to all classes and university facilities. You don’t have to wake up at 7 a.m. for a 10 a.m. class and drive from home to college amidst all the road traffic. You can get a good sleep, wake up late and still won’t be late for classes — isn’t it awesome?...

If there is something that everyone should do at least once in awhile, it is taking yourself out on a “solo date.” I know some, or maybe even most people, long for the pleasure of having company, since having someone or a few friends to hang out with is always fun and comfortable. As college students, we are usually...