A Peek In My Closet: Plaid Simplicity

Thanksgiving break–full of catching up with grandparents, sisters, cousins, and family friends–brought a reminder that it’s the simple things in life that matter most. Smiles and laughter are the things that make life so special, because those memories are the things you hold closest to your heart. Being back home inspired an equally simple outfit … More A Peek In My Closet: Plaid Simplicity

Five Things I Learned From A Traveling Writer: One Year Later

A year ago today, I was introduced to one of the most inspiring writers I’ve ever had the pleasure to meet. Berry Lopez, a traveling writer of both award winning fiction and non-fiction, gave me the encouragement I needed my freshman year to rekindle my love for words. That night when I sat down in … More Five Things I Learned From A Traveling Writer: One Year Later

Your GPA Does Not Define You // A Letter To Perfectionists

Dear Perfectionists, I know that it’s the end of the school year and that assignments are stacked higher than your laundry, that papers are hiding around every corner, and that sleep is something of myth. Pressure and stress are at extremes despite your professors’ assurances that “the end is near.” In fact, I know how … More Your GPA Does Not Define You // A Letter To Perfectionists

Tips for a Successful Class Presentation

November tends to be the busiest month of the school year, and time seems to vanish after fall break. Countless assignments are due on top of post-midterm panic. Your grades are falling, you class syllabus is growing, and your parents are calling about Thanksgiving break. To make the madness better, class presentations are fast approaching. … More Tips for a Successful Class Presentation

Starbucks isn’t Satan

While I’m proud of my ability to ignore the ever numerous pop-culture conversations and debates, it was rather hard to miss the latest Starbucks fiasco. These things tend to make me roll my eyes before turning back to homework or conversations with actual meaning; however, I couldn’t overlook the many posts and comments on social … More Starbucks isn’t Satan