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 […]

How to beat the cold

How to beat the cold

Photo credit: Brooke Morrill   Now that the weather has turned colder, you can’t walk down the halls without hearing a sneeze or a cough. It’s the new Cold War. You try to avoid touching or being near people who are infected and you wash your hands frequently, but chances are you are still going to get […]

Winter wonderskin

Winter wonderskin

Photo credit: Valerie Cheatham   When the air all of a sudden turned crisp after Halloween, everyone felt the immediate damage that was inflicted on to their bodies. You woke up with your throat dry, your hands cracked, and/or your scalp itchy. Winter is harsh, especially in such a dry place like Utah Valley. However, there […]

How to host a seasonal party

How to host a seasonal party

Photo credit: Gabi Campbell   Halloween is over which means the all the costume parties are done. There goes your chance to have an amazing party. However, the fall season has so many other great reasons and ways to celebrate. Pumpkins and apples are still very much in season, and the warm orange and reds of […]

The re-energizers

The re-energizers

Photo credit: Gabi Campbell | @angelikagabi   It’s halfway through the semester and struggling through school is putting it lightly. The exhaustion from previous weeks has finally gotten to us and the anxiety from the thought of the coming weeks is just settling in. The sound of the alarm clock is the worst noise on the planet, […]

Create a workplace you love

Create a workplace you love

Homework. It’s a must, but it can be a daunting task. You know you have to do it but you don’t want to, and even when you try you can’t find a comfortable place where you can concentrate. The bed makes you switch into weird positions every three minutes, your desk is too hard to sit […]

Major competition

Major competition

Photo credit: Valerie Cheatham   People tend to become attached to others who share the same interests. They start off with a casual conversation, find something in common and form a connection that becomes a friendship or, sometimes, something even more. In college, it’s easy to associate with like-minded individuals. Students studying within the same major […]

Personalize your personal space

Personalize your personal space

Your apartment needs a fresh start just like your new school year. Giving your room a makeover can be fun and personal, but we can’t forget about the places we hang out the most, especially with our friends. These tend to be the entry way, the kitchen, the living room and the bathroom. Here are […]