Earth, Wind, Water and Fire: Depth through Disaster

By: Carrie Baker The natural world is both incredible and powerful. It gives and takes away; it provides and yet also possesses the power to deprive millions of people all over the world. Over the course of this past year, humanity has been forced to realize that we truly are […]

Where Confidence Thrives

By: Mary Krauss When you meet a person, what do you notice first? Sometimes it’s their bright blue eyes, or crooked smile, or bowl cut—but often it’s their stylish corduroy skirt or perfectly-thrifted sweater. Judging people based on what they’re wearing is a common response; people often represent themselves by […]

Toxic: The Danger of a Hazardous Relationship

By: Carrie Baker It isn’t supposed to be like this. I know that you’re hurting. I know that you are confused and afraid, but most of all I know that you are in denial. You can’t reconcile with the idea that this person whom you would give your whole heart […]

The Thrill of the Hunt: Thrift-Shopping

By: Mandy Pennington Let me paint a [not so] pretty picture for you. You pick out a perfect outfit—maybe a dress you got on sale at Forever 21, or a killer band tee from Hot Topic. You’re strutting across campus repping Chance the Rapper on your tee or showing off […]

The Science of Inspiration

By: Abi Hillrich Inspiration is often looked at as something highly artistic and creative, the source of all things we may refer to as the humanities, stemming from right-brain activity. Lacking structure and predictability, the image of the Muse originated in Greek literature and is now known to personify an […]