How to study for finals

How to study for finals

Finals are just around the corner and the pressure is slowly building. It’s the final showdown between you and summer and possibly graduation. Here are some study tips to lower your anxiety during these last weeks of the semester: Make a checklist Write down every assignment and final you have due by the end of […]

How to go green for earth day

April 22 is Earth Day and there is no better way to celebrate than to give the world a little more love. Thankfully, the day falls on a Saturday so you can spend a little time outdoors enjoying nature rather than in class. Here are some things that you can do to give Earth a […]

How to love yourself

How to love yourself

Now that midterms are over and we are well into the spring semester, our optimistic attitude from January has worn off. You might have lost track of your goals like keeping a perfect attendance at school or eating healthier. This, on top of the stress of being a college student with outside obligations, might have […]

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 […]