5 ways to keep your tropical plants looking great

Caring for houseplants is becoming more and more popular, leading many to wish to create their own tropical garden in their living rooms. And many novice house planters covet tropical plants such as fiddle leaf figs, monsteras and rubber trees because of their beauty and ability to brighten up a room. But while they are […]

Podcast: Surf therapy a good boost for mental health

When you think of therapy, you probably picture someone sitting in a chair while a therapist jots down notes on a clipboard. But recently, surf therapy has been getting more recognition as a new form of counseling.  Organizations such as the International Surf Therapy Organization have been advocating for the benefits surfing can have on […]

How to live your best life in college

Chances are before college, your parents were overprotective, gave a curfew and were strict in every regard to your life. Chances are, after coming to college, there is such an abundance of freedom that it is almost scary. Many people don’t understand what life is like away from home, friends and parents.  College students are […]

5 reasons ‘Joker’ is a must-see

The hate surrounding “Joker” that premiered in early October has overpowered the extremely relevant topics addressed in it. Fighting an oppressive government, dealing with mental disorders, class warfare and gun violence are merely some of the controversial themes used throughout the plot. The character of the Joker has been constantly portrayed as the “murderous and […]

How to be a functional, anxious college student

Anxiety is defined by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as “an abnormal and overwhelming sense of apprehension and fear often marked by physical signs (such as tension, sweating, and increased pulse rate), by doubt concerning the reality and nature of the threat, and by self-doubt about one’s capacity to cope with it.” Anxiety is something that thousands […]

The good, bad, ugly of social media

More than three billion people are on social media, with 11 new users joining every second. In the United States alone, 70 percent of Americans use social media, spending approximately two hours per day on social networks. That means social media has great power and influence, and with it, the contentious question of the implications […]