It's the same story every year: you whip up a list of New Year's resolutions, swear that this time you're going to stick to it (really!), and last just under a month before giving up (until next year, that is). Well, fear no more! Part of the secret lies in how you set your resolutions - and we're here to help!
Step 1: Get Specific
For example: "In 2012, I am going to exercise more," though [...]
As someone who ‘misplaces’ things often (No, Mom, I didn’t lose my phone, I just can’t find it right now!), I found the ghost in this story from Temple University to be extremely helpful. Whether there is truth behind this tale or not, I will be heading into the New Year hoping to encounter a ghost like this one!
During the early days of Temple University, founder Russ [...]
The end of the year is rapidly approaching and with that comes the harrowing task of choosing what to wear during the Final Countdown of 2011. New Year’s Eve poses a difficult balancing act in terms of outfit selection. The key is to pick a festive ensemble with just enough sparkle that doesn’t make you look like a walking disco ball. Luckily, we’ve compiled some quick, budget-friendly ideas [...]
Winter break is a great opportunity to reconnect with friends and family that you’ve missed while away at college. But what about your roommates and all of the new friends you have made at school? Keep your friendships alive even when you’re not all in the same dorm with these perfect-for-winter-break tips.
Start a Facebook or Email Thread – This is a great way to keep in touch with multi [...]
Months of researching ghost stories have made me aware of some telltale signs of ghostly activity on college campuses: unexplained noises, flickering lights & mysterious dorm visitors are just a few. Not all of the students at Marymount University are convinced that their campus is haunted, but those that are have made a believer out of me! Watch this video & tell us what you think of thei [...]
After the launch of ElfYourself a few years ago, viral videos have become a great way to fill your holidays with merriment and laughter. We found some of the season’s best – and funniest – viral videos that we are sure you’ll want to watch again and again. From absolutely awful presents to holiday lights gone wild, you’ll be laughing straight into the New Year.
Jimmy Kimmel’s YouTub [...]
Preparing for dreaded finals week is so stressful! Here are some tips to make the week easier for you.
Put together study packets for all of your classes. These packets should include notes, decks posted by your professor and practice problems.
Make a schedule to map out when you are going to study and what specifically you are going to work on. This will help you allocate your time between [...]
You’ve been studying in the library for more than four hours now, expired your stash of peanut M&M’s and Baked Lays, and are desperate for a break. Mobilizing out of the stacks and to your bed for a nap requires too many moves and takes up too much time. Not to worry—here’s the perfect solution for you: the 20-minute TV show! Throw your ear buds in your bag (with the rest of your [...]
Just like Buddy said from Elf, “First we'll make snow angels for two hours, then we'll go ice skating, then we'll eat a whole roll of Tollhouse Cookie-Dough as fast as we can, and then we'll snuggle.”
December is a time of gift giving, messy snowstorms, the infamous Santa Claus, scrumptious food, loving family, and holiday movie marathons on television. It may be ‘the most wonderful time [...]
The first lead I had for this story came from a website called Haunted Oklahoma, which has a list longer than Santa’s Nice List of supposedly haunted places in the state. Given its length, I was immediately skeptical that there would be any truth behind these claims, but as my deadline approached, I decided to look at one anyway – and I am certainly glad I did.
As luck would have it, I had [...]