Houseplants: Fun and Wholesome Pastimes for Lockdown

For many amidst this pandemic, social distancing has turned into a long bout of social isolation that feels never-ending. Luckily, houseplants are great companions and pastimes for social isolation. Here are 3 reasons you should invest in houseplants during lockdown. 1. Plants Boost Mental Health The increasingly popular hypothesis of Biophilia explains the psychological benefits Read More…

Kiss That Quarantine Fifteen Goodbye

Okay, so maybe don’t actually kiss it, that might break the CDC’s guidelines. Aside from these guidelines, the government put some additional orders into effect themselves including shutting down public places, with the most significant closure in my book being gyms. With that being said, I’m going to give three suggestions as to how I Read More…

An Educational Quarantine? Challenge Accepted

The end of quarantine is nearing, and for all of us who desperately need to get out of the house and see someone other than our parents, siblings, or roommate before we go insane, this is GREAT news. Hopefully your quarantine was productive; hopefully you learned something new, but if that’s not the case, whelp.. Read More…

Don’t be Afraid to Make a Change: Transferring Schools

When I accepted an early decision to attend a private business university in New York City with significant scholarship money, I never expected to transfer to another institution two year later. I was promised an elite honors business program with world renowned professors and a personalized business program and curriculum. My expectation was to join Read More…

Personality Matters

Dear College Freshman, Many of you just abruptly completed  the social rollercoaster of freshman year. Instantly thrown at you was the mindset that binge drinking, casual sex, drugs and other recreations are totally normal behaviors. And then.. Just like that… coronavirus has you locked away from this new environment and under your parents watchful eye Read More…

Nutrition Today: A Fantastic Course!

Nutritional Sciences 132 (“Nutrition Today”) is a course that provides a valuable perspective on the complex world of food and nutrition. I enrolled in Nutrition Today online with Peter Anderson in Spring 2020 for 3 credits to fulfill my Biological Science requirement for L&S. I really enjoyed the content of the class: the dive into Read More…

Need Advanced Credits? This is the class to take!

If you are a student in the School of Letters and Science you need to complete a certain number of advanced credits to graduate. These advanced courses can be difficult and bring down your GPA. However, Educational Psychology 506 will leave you enlightened about how to manage a crisis or traumatic situations in life and Read More…