How to Make Ice Breakers Enjoyable

With the new semester beginning, one activity that many of us dread are the ice breakers professors come up with. While ice breakers may seem boring and dull, I’ve noticed that they do in fact tend to “break the ice.” I say this because in the classes where my...

How Was Move-In?

How was move-in for me? That’s a loaded mash potato of a question. On one hand it was smoother than expected, but on the other it was bittersweet. Move-in day was sunny and warm, but not too warm that my need to always have on a heavy coat—fashion purposes—had me...

Summer’s Over Already?

As hectic as my first year was-between trying to make friends, keeping on top of my grades, figuring out what I wanted to do with my life, and being productive-I think a part of me craved the constant motion of life. If I wasn’t busy doing one thing I was doing...

On Leaving Home

I think those few weeks before going back to college, where flights are being bought, plans for the following semester are being made, and goodbyes become more concrete, feel like waiting on a red light. Change is imminent. You know it will arrive soon and you’re...