Written by Amanda Hancock, Class of 2015 A cup of coffee is forgettable. It’s a fleeting liquid that can be found in gas stations and poured down kitchen sinks and tacked onto drive-thru orders and thrown in to-go mugs on the way out of the door. Bags of coffee are tucked away in every household… Read More That Coffee Shop and Me
Written by Marissa Stipek A few weeks ago, my housemates and I went for a 6 a.m. run with President Hodge. Before getting started, we stood in a semi-circle and he asked us to go around and share our names, majors, hometowns and what we would be doing after graduation. Hodge told us he was… Read More Bucket List: A Reflection on My Miami Experience
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 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 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