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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...

With the rapid development of technology, we live in an era where social media is booming. With airbrushed models everywhere, many of us begin to feel insecure and look for drastic, temporary fixes, such as dieting. College kids can in particular fall victim to this, since many of us often forget to take care of...

Living in a dorm can be great. Your commute is short, you get a meal plan, and best of all, you get the dorm living experience! But living in a dorm can be… not always the most comfortable thing. The floors are hard and cold, and the lights are harsh. It can be hard to feel at home in your dorm but there are a lot of...

It’s always a hassle tidying up after the holiday season and moving back to the dorms and apartments! Putting away all the things you brought back from the break and making room for all the books and red bulls we’ll be needing this semester will take some work, but we got you covered with some helpful...

Living away from home can be difficult. From being in a new environment to being apart from family, adjusting isn’t always an easy feat. One thing we tend to compromise on is the food. Although UH does have a variety of great dining options, the only option we don’t have is a home-cooked meal. Of course, this isn’t...

With four empty walls and all the photos of your favorite memories, there is a lot you can do to decorate your dorm space. Photos, posters and other art can make a dorm really feel like home. There are so many ways you can make it all work without using frames. Photo courtesy of Pexels One of the classics that...

In the digital world we live in today, sending mail through the post office is not as common as it once was. The mailbox now has a negative connotation associated with it due to piling bills or junk mail that usually ends up in the trash. However, what if checking the mail could become enjoyable again? Alex...

Plenty of students in graduate school probably aren’t seeing the entertainment and fun parts of it all as they just start getting the workload for this semester. Yet, we have plenty of examples in pop culture from the big screen to the small that show us characters who may be a bit more entertained with their grad...

A short story, personal anecdote, and a little two cents on how we portray love. “You have never surprised me!” Olivia said. “Never! C’mon, I got you a bedspread on your birthday from Walmart. Even you were there. You forget and then blame me!” Ben said. “Exactly my point, I was there. How can it be a...

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...