Why You Should: Use Kiwix for Research

Why You Should: Use Kiwix for Research

When you research a paper, you spend many hours online browsing Wikipedia for information and sources. That time quickly chews up your monthly mobile data cap. To remedy this issue, give offline resources a try. Kiwix is an offline content reader software developed by a company in Switzerland. It displays Wikipedia content along with other ...

Getting Ready for Dorm Life

Getting Ready for Dorm Life

If you are one of the many recent high school grads heading off to college this summer or fall, you might also be preparing to move out of your parents’ house and into a campus dorm. You’ve seen dorm life in the movies—full of parties and (unnecessary) nudity, bros, weird roommates, and random hookups. Maybe ...

5 Reasons to Attend Transfer Orientation

5 Reasons to Attend Transfer Orientation

It’s not uncommon for students to attend community colleges and transfer to four-year universities as they go into their junior year. The transfer population at my undergraduate university was vast; I even spent a year working as a mentor to transfer students in one of the residence halls. One thing I noticed the most while ...

Tips for Avoiding the Freshman 15

Tips for Avoiding the Freshman 15

Many college students know the feeling: one day during your freshman year, you wake up and your pants feel tighter than normal. Dismissing the sudden uncomfortable feeling, you quickly resort to blaming the washing machine for ruining your favorite jeans, sweatpants, and skirts. Your clothes clearly shrunk. That just has to be the culprit! Or ...