Author Archive

How To Tackle Huge Projects With the Dash Method

How To Tackle Huge Projects With the Dash Method

Sometimes getting started on massive projects feels like this. Photo courtesy of danalipar. Licensed under CC BY-2.0.I don’t know about y’all but this is the time of year where big projects, papers, and tests are already starting to creep up on me. It’s far enough in the semester where we’ve learned enough material to be ...

How to Save Money While Eating Out

How to Save Money While Eating Out

Make smart choices while dining out so that you can save money. Photo courtesy of Glenn Loos-Austin. Licensed under CC BY-2.0. Every once in a while, you need to get off campus to get away from dining hall food or get away from the kitchen to give yourself a break from cooking. Eating out is ...

Green-ify Your Dorm Room

Green-ify Your Dorm Room

Recycling is awesome! You should do it too. (Peer pressure) Photo courtesy of epSos.de. Licensed under CC BY-2.0. Last Earth Day, I made a list of some things that you can do to help you be more green around your dorm room. But with the new start of the semester, sometimes you can forget how ...

How to Live in a State of Uncertainty

How to Live in a State of Uncertainty

Uncertainty is coming to an intersection with no direction. Photo courtesy of Mathieu Struck. Licensed under CC BY-2.0. Uncertainty is a fact that exists in just about every state of our life, and it makes life both absolutely terrifying and absolutely incredible. If we knew everything that was going to happen to us, there’d be ...

DrinkOwl is a Poor 21+ College Student’s Best Friend

DrinkOwl is a Poor 21+ College Student’s Best Friend

DrinkOwl: Great deals adorable mascot = awesome.Finding a spare night to go out and let loose is a cornerstone of your college experience. You work hard all week, power through all your classes, read all those chapters, take pages of pages of notes, all so you can find at least one night to relax and ...

Laundry Hack: Use Pepper to Keep Your Colors Bright

Laundry Hack: Use Pepper to Keep Your Colors Bright

Want your colors to stay bright and not fade? Just add pepper. Photo courtesy of FeatheredTar. Licensed under CC BY-2.0. Laundry is an on-going battle in college. You’re either trying to find spare quarters for the wash, cursing the non-working washers and dryers, or battling out with other students for that last free washer on ...

How to Jump Start Your Week

How to Jump Start Your Week

Need to jump start your week? Photo courtesy of CrazySphinx. Licensed under CC BY-2.0. Lazy weekends are awesome. Somehow you’ve managed to have little or no homework. All you’ve done is lounge around in your PJs, watch TV, and eat leftovers. Or you’ve taken advantage of your free time and gone out with your friends ...