Finals week: each semester we forget how draining it is until it sneaks up on us once again. The late night cram sessions, the fatigue, the crowded library tables filled with worn out students. The imperative need for a focused mind seems to make it that much harder to actually muster up the motivation for such a thing. Needless to say, the phrase "finals week" has become synonymous with "miser [...]
Don't think that just because you can't afford a hybrid car or cover your roof in solar panels, you can't help save the planet. Going green often starts small, in every day tasks that often require only a few actions on your part. The best part? Going green often helps you save green too!
1. Rinse. Brush. Rinse. - Do you ever wonder why many of us leave the water running while we brush our te [...]
Now that summer is upon us, you may be wondering how to get that beach body in shape for the summer heat. Fear not! Crazy 5k races are springing up all over the country and they're sure to kick your workout routine into high gear. It doesn’t matter what sort of runner you are, these runs are purely for pleasure! Check out all the wacky courses and themes:
The Color Run [...]
As college students, it's important to keep up with not only what's happening on campus, but what's going on in the world. Pulse is the app that can help you do just that! This application (available on the Nook and most smart phones) adds an interesting twist to usual news and social websites by pulling all of your favorites into one, easy-to-read patchwork. Personalize your news to [...]
Influenced by all the spring cleaning going on around me, I decided to set my organizational sights on something often overlooked by even the neatest of neat freaks: my make-up bag. I was able to toss a few old items (bye bye, two year old blush brush), as well as some less desirable options (anybody need sparkly lime-green eyeshadow?). A good number of items, however, did make my cosmetic cut. Ke [...]
Everyone has heard about the superstitions that revolve around this supposedly haunted day, but has anyone ever experienced anything spooky first-hand? I, for one, have not...but I'm convinced there must be some good spooky stories out there. Why else would Friday the 13th have such a bad reputation?
Share your spine-tingling, hair-raising and downright scary Friday the 13th stories with us in [...]
During our daily Internet perusal, we came across a great How-To article on College Fashion. The idea? Incorporate your favorite, comfy T-shirt into a variety of fashion-forward outfits! Their advice ranged from layering a T-shirt with a cute jacket to pairing your go-to top with a flowy maxi-skirt. We loved their ideas (adding a vest? genius!) but couldn't fight the urge to share a few of our own [...]
April is Earth Month – a time to grow your green lifestyle, to celebrate the environment, and to keep the world healthy! So, did you know you can easily keep the world glowing with a Shampoo? Seriously – Lather. Rinse. Save the World. Many Shampoos clean up your hair, but dirty up the environment, leaving nasty chemicals in our water supply. Garnier Fructis Pure Clean is different – t [...]
We all know which schools are considered the "smartest" and which schools offer superior athletic teams, but do we ever pay attention to which schools are considered the healthiest? Luckily, the people over at Greatist decided to take it upon themselves to see how different schools are doing their part to provide students with a health-conscious environment. Using a rigorous scoring process, they [...]
College is the time to perfect a healthy, productive, and fashionable lifestyle. Though procrastination frequently permeates most college campuses, it is up to us to overcome our own habitual idleness. By staying active in our studies, exercising regularly, and taking care of our bodies, we will be able to look and feel our best. Check out our list of goals to help you get started!