Spring Break Staycation

It’s almost here! Our well-deserved spring break is upon us and plans are underway. If you aren’t going anywhere, don’t sweat it. Here are some ideas to make staying close to home feel more like a getaway. Salt Lake City Salt Lake has some beautiful sights and plenty of nightlife. Spend a day exploring the […]

How to avoid head injuries while doing activities

How to avoid head injuries while doing activities

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. According to the Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, there are more than 200,000 cases of traumatic brain injuries in the U.S. every year. It mostly affects people ages 14 and up. With spring just around the corner, it’s important to be conscious of decisions when starting to […]

How to save money without realizing it

Saving money sucks. The idea of saving for a very distant future is hard to swallow when money is scarce. However, when unexpected expenses hit such as medical bills, car problems, traveling, special occasions, etc., that cushion can come in handy. In her book, Rich Bitch: A Simple 12-step Plan for Getting your Financial Life […]

How to survive midterms

How to survive midterms

Photo by Julie Ostler Preparing for midterms can prove to be challenging due to class, homework, work, etc. Here are some ways to get ready for midterms without falling behind. Finish homework assignments before the due date When the amount of work becomes overwhelming, procrastinating is what we commonly turn to. The key to keeping […]

How to do Valentine’s Day cheap and local

There is a lot of pressure behind Valentine’s Day and the expectation of a planned night out full of fun, presents and romance to show the person you are with that you care for them. However, a special night doesn’t have to break the bank. There are plenty of ways to have a great night […]

Lessons I learned at Sundance

Lessons I learned at Sundance

Sundance Film Festival is one of the most recognized festivals in the world. Every year, independent filmmakers come from all over the world for a chance to sell their movies to the industry, and we are lucky enough to have that happen within driving distance of our homes. If you don’t know the right steps, […]

How to: keep on track this semester

Most students always start off the semester wanting it to be the best semester yet. This semester, they are going to go to bed early, go to every class, turn in all their homework, etc. Their goal is to be successful by the end of the semester and get all As. Then, the third week […]

The quarter-life crisis

The quarter-life crisis

Photo illustration: Valerie Cheatham   Graduation is approaching fast and campus is buzzing with an air of excitement, even if that excitement in tempered by a nervous energy. The one question, “when are you graduating?” has suddenly turned into a series of questions. “What are your plans after graduation?” “Are you going to use your […]