Recreation



The Best Ways to Find Books to Read for Fun
Rawpixel.com / Shutterstock.com With classes over and textbooks returned, summer is a great time to read books for pleasure! Whether you’re sitting by the pool, stretched out in a hammock, or relaxing at the park, the only accessory you need is a great book to get lost in. But with […]

The Best Ways to Find Books to Read for Fun


How to Be a Good Wedding Guest
BATMANV / Shutterstock.com Chances are, at some point in your life, you’ll be invited to a wedding. My first personal invitation came when I was a junior in college (the bride was 21) and since then, the invitations haven’t stopped coming. This year alone, I’ll be attending six weddings. That […]

How to Be a Good Wedding Guest



How to Conserve Energy in Your Dorm Room
Chones / Shutterstock.com Earth Day is a day for us to focus on protecting and improving our planet. One way that we can help Mother Earth is to use less energy; this decreases the amount of pollution entering the environment and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. Pollutants (including greenhouse gases) harm […]

How to Conserve Energy in Your Dorm Room





Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.
Alison Hancock / Shutterstock.com Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.? Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on January 15, 1929, when segregation was a way of life in the United States. He was a member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), a Baptist minister, […]

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.


Giving Quality Holiday Gifts on a Budget
Ammily CP / Shutterstock.com It’s officially the holiday season! Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or Christmas, the month of December is sure to be eventful. With all the hype and excitement, there also comes the pressure of deciding what to give to the important people in your life. As a […]

Giving Quality Holiday Gifts on a Budget


Surviving Black Friday and Cyber Monday
Thanksgiving has become an incredibly commercial season. Between Black Friday deals, which start sooner and sooner each year, and Cyber Monday, which is the stay-at-home shopper’s favorite, people spend tons of money. In 2015, more than 151 million people shopped over Thanksgiving weekend, and that’s excluding the Cyber Monday shoppers. The same year, Black […]

Surviving Black Friday and Cyber Monday




Veterans Day
nito / Shutterstock.com What is Veterans Day? Veterans Day falls on November 11 each year. It is a day to thank all service members, past and present, who served their country honorably in times of war and peace. Where did Veterans Day come from? Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day, after […]

Celebrating Veterans Day


Students enjoy a summer music festival.
Ah, the dog days of summer! No school. Blue skies. Long days. All signs point to one thing: summer music festival season is upon us at last. Many college students spend parts of summer break at music festivals all over the United States, and the photos they post to Instagram—the […]

Preparing for a Summer Music Festival