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While it is important to focus on your campus involvement, it’s equally important to find ways to be involved outside of campus and in our communities. In this time of the coronavirus pandemic, we should all help each other to get through our struggles. Here are some of the activities I participated during my time in...

Moving to a new city can always be intimidating, especially when it’s on your own. As someone that has moved many, many, many times (seven to be exact), I have some experience making new friends. Here’s what has helped me in the past, and what I can only hope helps you in Houston! Find ways to explore your...

Alright, let’s be honest here, we’ve all befriended at least one toxic person in our lifetime. What you think might start off as a great friendship can ultimately turn out to be not-so-great, and that’s totally okay! But what’s not okay is you armoring yourself up for a friendship that’s just simply not worth...

Freelancing, or working for yourself, can be a great way for college students to kickstart their creative careers before finishing their degree. Since freelancers aren’t committed to a long-term employer for their creative work, they can work at their own pace and can tailor marketing and pricing to their specific...

Do you have a service or product that you’re passionate about? Are you interested in sharing it with the world while profiting off of it? Well, you just might want to look into starting your own business. Here are ten tips to keep in mind before you get started: 1. Prioritize and analyze Figure out what’s...

Now that my time as a freshman living on-campus is over, I look back at the past few months and realize I had learned and experienced a lot that I don’t think I would have if I had stayed at home. From my first boyfriend, my first college party, my first break-up, and to the first time a close friend passed, my...

If you’re thinking about your post-graduate options, there are a lot of factors to keep in mind when it comes to grad school. From selecting a university and program, submitting applications, and narrowing down your choices, the process can be overwhelming. I’m still an undergraduate student, but going to graduate...

Do you remember how excited you were when the next Magic Treehouse book came out? I know I do. Do you remember the last time you were excited about a book? I don’t. When you ask people why they don’t read for fun anymore, the answer you often hear is that school ruined reading for them. With all the assignments...

Advice and tips to work through leaving a toxic relationship. Pain. Anger. Disappointment. All are valid feelings when someone goes through a breakup. But this isn’t any breakup. This is a breakup after being in a relationship that wasn’t the healthiest one. So, after leaving a “toxic” relationship, where does one...

The digital age has opened several platforms for artists to share, grow, and expand their content. There has been a major shift from traditional portfolio making and gallery settings to marketing ourselves on places like Instagram. Some can argue that this shift is more accessible and beneficial to artist exposure...