With the end of college comes a new era of living. As soon as you walk across the stage, it is time to say goodbye to the dorm room and hello to your brand new apartment. For those who are in the process of finding your new home and furniture while ballin’ on a budget, […]
My mom was a great one for inspirational sayings. They must have been pretty good ones, because I remember them all today. One of her favorite, “Learn to stand on your own two feet.” You see, my mom gave up a promising editorial career at a major magazine to stay home, and while I like […]
When we were younger, we were always told to be our own person, to be independent, and to be a leader-not a follower. They’re true words of advice, don’t get me wrong, but as I get older, I’m starting to feel more pressure to follow society’s path that everyone else seems to be on. But […]
I love everything about college … except living in what feels like a 4 x 4 barricaded jail cell. Most colleges require all Freshmen (and sometimes Sophomores) to live in an on-campus dorm. These dorms provide the bare minimum — a bed, desk, and dresser. That’s about it. Your first two years at college are […]
What is independence really? On this day for reflection on our country’s independence, we offer thoughts from a rising college sophomore on beginning the journey to becoming an independent woman.
An 18 year old contemplates “food independence” and shares some pretty awesome ideas for quick, easy 4th of July desserts
A few days ago I stood in the quad by the Nott—a sixteen sided building and landmark of Union’s campus. Bagpipes played and I stood with my aunt as a stream of graduates walked out through this building that offered corners to study, galleries to explore art, floors to dance, and side walks to run […]