2013: Stop Ordering Takeout

This year, I’ve made my decision. I will stand firm. I will be brave. I will stop ordering so much wings…and cheap Chinese food. I will stop being a glutton and start eating correctly. I made the same resolution last year, actually. But this year, I...

Santa Jerry's Gifts

My first semester here was quite a mess actually. I was homesick during the semester, sleeping at unusual times, struggling to remember everyone’s names (hey, it’s hard!), as well as trying to keep up with the course work. And then what happened was I left an apple...

No money Doesn't Mean No Fun

Although I would love to go to New York or Boston over the Thanksgiving break, it’s not that bad staying with some friends on campus. I never had time to go explore much of campus, so there are things to do, i.e., see the bird sanctuary, visit friends that lived off...

Not Exactly Sweet or Scary: The College Search

Instead of my college-searching  experience being either scary or sweet, it was more like biting into an oddly shaped unwrapped  sweet that your friend gave to you without any explanation, and finding it has  a mellow sweetness to it but an odd texture. Sure, I was...

The Suite Unproductive Life

Now that I’m a junior, I can tell you this: whoever told you that upper-level classes get easier…is partially correct. If you’re truly interested in your subject, then you’re probably one of those that will find themselves eager to go to class. If you’re ANYTHING like...