While researching the ghost stories of various campuses around the country, I have found that many stories are a result of a mysterious death. And Washington State University is no exception. Here are some spooky tales from WSU.
Residents of Stevens Hall are said to hear spooky sounds, including unidentified screams and doors opening on their own. Given the building’s histor [...]
Memorial Day is upon us-- the unofficial start of summer. Being from New Jersey, Memorial Day Weekend means three days of food, sun and sand (not gym, tan and laundry).
The Jersey Shore has become synonymous with Memorial Day. And for those in other states, perhaps hiking or cookouts or picnics are what you typically look forward to over the holiday.
But, what's most important, and many [...]
Ian Somerhalder is probably best known for his roles on hit television shows including ‘Lost’ (loved that show!) and currently ‘The Vampire Diaries’. What many people may not know is he not only has a passion for acting (and a pretty face), but he has a strong compassion for our planet, which led him to create the Ian Somerhalder Foundation (ISF).
According to the organization's web [...]
When I look back at 80's fashion, I can't help but laugh. The teased hair, shoulder pads, and cinched belts are enough to make anyone cringe. I never thought 80's style would hit the runway again, but take a look around you-- 80's inspired fashion is back.
One trend, which has really been embraced (and is even sold at select campus bookstores) is the legging. And I can see why. They' [...]
When I think of Florida, I think of 3 things: sun, sand, and Disney World. In my mind, the only ghosts haunting the Sunshine State are the ones in the Haunted Mansion at Magic Kingdom. But, the tale we uncovered from the University of South Florida Tampa proves there is more to Florida than you might think.
Read on, if you dare.
In the fall of 1976, an English major known only by the last [...]
Who doesn't love hot dogs, right? Well, this taco-take on hot dogs will not only make your mouth water, but your wallet will thank you, too. This recipe is simple, cheap and delicious-- perfect for any college student's recipe box.
What You'll Need:
Flour Tortillas, Beef or Turkey Dogs, Salsa, Your choice of cheese, Refried Beans
Optional: Taco Sauce, Mexican Rice, Sour [...]
These days, Facebook is many students' number one news source. By "news", we don't necessarily mean world events, but also local, personal stories and happenings. Not only do we first hear of friends' engagements, break-ups and more, but we learn of embarrassing moments, if she got the job, and reviews on the new gadget he just purchased.
From my time perusing Facebook, I have definitely c [...]
College graduates are offered advice from a ton of people-- parents, friends and so-called "experts" to name a few. As a somewhat recent grad, I can honestly say that I don’t have all the answers – but I do believe I have offer insight into life after college. And let me tell you-- It's fabulous. Here is some advice I can now share as I'm living a post-graduate lifestyle.
Moving in w [...]
It's another rainy day on the East Coast and while we're dreaming of sandal weather, reality has us stepping out in our rain boots this week. Not only does the rain interfere with having a good hair day, but it can seriously mess up your style. Here are some solutions to help you find the right footwear for every rainy occasion.
Casual: Whether you are heading to class or out to lunch, [...]
If you couldn’t tell by now, we adore school spirit clothing; t-shirts, sweatshirts, shorts – you name it, we’ve probably blogged about it. So it should come as no surprise that we have found a new obsession in collegiate wear: Alta Gracia.
Owned by Knights Apparel, Alta Gracia is considered one-of-a-kind in the college apparel industry-- most likely because of its kindness to others.