Elizabeth Stam applied to the University of Iowa planning on majoring in communication studies. After getting accepted, Stam anxiously awaited starting her college career in 2014. But after she realized her true goals, she made the bold decision to move to Iowa City without enrolling at the university. A New York Times article gave information … Read moreWhy I’m Glad I Didn’t go to College: Advice from a non-student living in a college town
I noticed a trend starting around the time I left my parent’s home for college. With class, work, dance practice, blogging and all my other commitments, I keep myself fairly busy as most young adults do. But every time I take a moment to myself, whether that’s watching an episode of “The Office,” online shopping … Read moreYOUR GRADES and Other Things You Shouldn’t Constantly Worry About: Our Generation and Stress
After reaching the coveted 21st year of my life, I realized my unnecessary craving to shamelessly drink Hawkeye vodka, get sweat on by strangers at overcrowded bars and spend the entire next day drinking Gatorade in bed has come to a much-needed end (more-or-less). Most nights I return home from work or class exhausted and … Read moreHow to Be Drunk and Alone: A Guide to Independence and Dive Bars
As a barista and coffee addict, I witness several occasions leading me to believe the world wants to be educated on that liquid crack they consume every morning. Often times, people head into my place of employment feeling specific and ask for a triple soy Cuban style sugar free vanilla latte. After discussing the subject … Read moreCOFFEE: What the Eff Are You Drinking?