Written by Laura Fitzgerald When I grab food in between class, or sit down to eat at the dining halls with friends, I don’t really think of what I am putting in my mouth. Sometimes it’s a salad, but a lot of times (OK, most of the time), I end up grabbing a slice of… Read More Dining Hall Diet: Can You Eat Healthy on Campus?
Written by Alex Applegate All we wanted was the beach. We had been abroad for seven months now in hot, sweaty countries but had yet to see a beach. We were even on an island for three months in the Philippines and never once touched sand or the ocean. So, in Nicaragua, we were determined.… Read More How We Got to the Beach
Written by Celia Monroe It’s the end of the semester. My teachers are doling out worksheets left and right; I have about five projects to finish, four papers that I haven’t even read the instructions for yet and several online quizzes have been assigned to be completed outside of class so that our “precious time… Read More Finals Prep: How to Stay Awake When All You Want to Do is Sleep
Written by Kierra Sondereker As it is officially my last month as a first-year in college, I suppose you could say that I have survived. The dreaded “freshman 15” has been successfully evaded (at least I like to think so), I have not failed or dropped out and despite the beliefs of some of my… Read More Survival of the First Year: Part 1
Written by Mary Schrott Squatting on a dusty cement barn floor, Lisa Moad is forehead to forehead with a young miniature horse. The horse is named Hope and stands but a yard tall. Hope nuzzles into Lisa’s chest; her fluffy white mane matches Lisa’s short pixie haircut. Lisa’s son, David, is on Hope’s other side… Read More Lisa Moad Has the Miniature Horse Magic Touch
Written by Celia Monroe Are you a broke college student wishing to turn your drab little room into a fab little home? Here are some new ideas on just how to do that, without breaking the bank: 1) Paper Paper is an essential material for any college student. But have you ever thought of using… Read More A Dozen Dorm Room Decorations
Written by Laura Fitzgerald The smell of old books — faintly vanilla — wafts from the priceless pages of the first folio of Shakespeare’s plays. The old pages creak as a careful hand leafs through the 400-year-old volume. This is Walter Havighurst Special Collections, which shares the third floor of King Library. It houses all… Read More Leafing Through Special Collections