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Making the most out of your time at university

Starting university as the first-generation in your family and when coming from a bog-standard state school in Newcastle is a bit of a daunting experience. Durham is different from many universities out there, our collegiate system induces a more tight-knit, decentralised set of student communities with their own set of etiquettes, protocols, and different ways…

CM’s Guide to Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

The best city in the state. A top Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). The better orange and green university. Want to be a future Rattler? READ ON TO FIND OUT EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU). FAMU’s Instagram The Vibe Players Club Anthem. Picture yourself walking through campus…

Behind the Scenes of an Imperfect Student Doubling as a Teacher

There’s something paradoxical that comes with identifying as a teacher and an imperfect full-time student at the same time. I’ve arrived late to my college classes, turned out accidentally unprepared, and chosen sleep over attendance, on many occasions. So, how can I hold my students accountable for those same actions? Just like politics, I think…

10 Tips for Acing Your Remote Classes This Semester

Campuses across the nation have moved classes online, which means it’s time to gear up for another monotonous semester of staring at your computer screen for hours a day. Or is it? Believe it or not, this semester doesn’t need to consist of headaches, crying and zero motivation to do any schoolwork like last semester.…

Positive Vibes: College Magazine’s Top 10 Happiest Colleges

Between homework, studying, part-time jobs and extracurriculars, college students face an “all work and no play” lifestyle. However, the best campuses know that their students like to work hard and play even harder. Every campus celebrates its own traditions, but some campuses go above and beyond to make their students feel right at home (and…

Top 10 Best Kept Secrets Around NYU’s Campus

New York University lies at the heart of the influential and creative hub of Manhattan: Greenwich Village. A couple of subway stops down from the hustle and bustle of Midtown, NYU’s funky atmosphere already feels like its own city. That said, nearly 27,000 undergraduate students call NYU home, and its “larger-than-life” vibe overwhelms many unfamiliar…

10 Senioritis Cases All Of Us Associate With

Thoughtfully defined by the Urban Dictionary, “Senioritis is a disease affecting seniors that’s symptoms include laziness, lack of motivation and excessive absences in school.” Sound familiar? Coming back to school from winter break senior year presents many bittersweet moments. The last semester walking around campus, sleeping over with your best friends after a night out…

10 Pre-Graduation Struggles All Seniors Know Too Well

Thoughtfully defined by the Urban Dictionary, “Senioritis is a disease affecting seniors that’s symptoms include laziness, lack of motivation and excessive absences in school.” Sound familiar? Coming back to school from winter break senior year presents many bittersweet moments. The last semester walking around campus, sleeping over with your best friends after a night out…

10 Things No One Informs You About Vacating State for College

Moving away from home and onto a college campus? Talk about a big transition, especially those who choose to attend a college out of state. Whether students bring objects or foods that remind them of their home state or decorate their living spaces to resemble their childhood bedroom, there are many ways to make the…

10 Ways to Get Turnt If You’re Under 21 at Penn...

Going to college at Penn State is a time to have fun, experiment and engage in overall “turntness.” However, your options can get limited if you’re under 21, due to *eye-roll* US national laws. But fun can be had without bottomless booze binges. Whatever your vibe is, Penn State has it all. I’m here to…

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