5 ways to ease the tension of awkward conversations

Many of us have had those moments, those painful interactions that just make us want to melt into the floor in embarrassment and horror. You know, like that time a cashier said, “Enjoy your ice cream” and you replied, “You’re welcome.” Or that time a cute guy/girl tried to make conversation with you, and you […]

4 reasons you really should pay attention to politics

As Americans, we are the voices that drive our country. Many people seem to forget the power they hold when it comes to our government. Here are the main reasons why we should pay more attention to politics. We’ve all seen Jimmy Kimmel take to the streets of America asking citizens simple questions about current […]

Students have opinions on presidential candidates, but how many will actually vote?

by Nadia Wilds and Melissa Pearce

Holy City bars and what your favorite says about you

by Dani Dixon   Charleston’s college nightlife has much to offer (and much to take away when it comes to your wallet!) But the bar scene here is as eclectic as the city itself, with everything from hole-in-the-wall dive bars to embellished and upscale cocktail lounges. But each bar has its own personality and your favorite […]

Ice v. fields? Why hockey is better to watch than football

– by Genevieve Dolan College sports fans often plan their weekends around their favorite sports game showing on TV. While most of my friends put time into their favorite football, basketball, or even baseball team, my dedication focuses on something much smoother – college hockey. And as the Stanley Cup finals get into high gear, […]

Millennials – ditch the keg photos and grow up

– by Dakota Isaacs You’ve heard the news – everyone hates us. While that might be a slight exaggeration, the stereotype of a Millennial isn’t really helping our reputations much. As the younger-end of the Millennial generation approaches its entrance into the work force, it’s time to stop whining (as we typically do) and figure […]

10 reasons I love to hate Whole Foods

– by Kate Peterson Whole Foods is not exactly on a college student’s budget for groceries, but that doesn’t mean we don’t still love going there…and hating our bank account later. Unfortunately, that’s only one of the 10 reasons I love hating my favorite grocery store.

7 easy recipes any college student can make

– by Tori Williams Cooking can be time consuming and difficult for college students. We often find ourselves so busy and in transition from one thing to the next that we seldom take the time to cook anything…much less something healthy. What we don’t realize is that there are hundreds of quick and easy dishes college […]

5 ways to get more sleep (even in college!)

  College students are among the most sleep-deprived population in the country with 60 percent reporting poor sleep patterns. Of those, 12 percent of college students report missing class three to four times a month. See the Storify by Whitney Currin. Related articles Consistent sleep patterns tied to healthier weight (medicalnewstoday.com) Easiest Weight Loss Tip Ever: Change Your Sleep Schedule […]