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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...

If you’re a fellow creative like me, I’m sure you’ve felt the intimidation and pressure behind starting a project and creating new works. I’m a photographer and illustrator, and at times I find it immensely difficult to not only get inspiration for projects, but also even getting started on any ideas I’ve had in...

Let’s get something out the way before we delve further into this discussion. Virginity is a social construct made up to further curve women from having sex. It is common belief when you have sex for the first time, it is “supposed” to hurt, because you break your hymen for the first. That’s not how it works....

Before you embark further, please understand that an idiot with little life experience wrote this. However, this idiot has learned a few things over the years, especially when it comes to dating. Being a male, I can attest to hearing some ignorance spewed on the treatment of women. So, I have decided to make a do’s...

Whether the life-draining monster that is college tore you apart or they simply just moved away, the less mentioned “long-distance friendship” is just as arduous as the long-distance relationship.  For the friendships you just can’t bear to let go, here are some tips to keep your far-away friends close. Keep in touch...

Some days you wake up and immediately you know that it’s just one of those days.  Your mood is nasty; everything feels off. It’s terrible. Just plain terrible.  But worry not, here are some ways you can get over this slump quick. Listen to music Just plug some headphones in and block out the world.  Not only will...