My Welcome Withdrawal from Generation C: Can Caffeine Aggravate Mental Illness?

The generation of people aged 18-34 are ever more creative, connected, and especially caffeinated. However, when the caffeine consumption began creating issues in my everyday life, I realized something needed to change. “Hi, can I get a grande blonde roast?” “A tall mocha?” “Venti caramel macchiato, please.” Everyday, more than four million coffee drinks are … Read moreMy Welcome Withdrawal from Generation C: Can Caffeine Aggravate Mental Illness?

Why I’m Glad I Didn’t go to College: Advice from a non-student living in a college town

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

YOUR GRADES and Other Things You Shouldn’t Constantly Worry About: Our Generation and Stress

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

The Final Hurrah: 20 Last Minute Things To Cross of Your Senior Bucket List

by Shannon Asher The finish line is in sight and senioritis is in full swing. Second-semester seniors everywhere are beginning to go into full-on panic mode from the anxiety of entering the “real world.” The days of sleeping in until noon and Googling through homework assignments are quickly dwindling away. With graduation approaching, students are … Read moreThe Final Hurrah: 20 Last Minute Things To Cross of Your Senior Bucket List

The Phases of Temporary Homes

by Robert Wongkamalasai Sometimes the greatest realizations come from the hardest changes to accept. Homelessness is a pretty sensitive topic. We see it all over the world. It’s more shocking in some places and situations than others. I’m no anthropologist. I haven’t gone out studying cultural differences or the statistics of the global homelessness community … Read moreThe Phases of Temporary Homes