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 […]

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, […]