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CM’s Guide to Columbia College

When you hear the name “Columbia, Missouri” the first thought is often the University of Missouri. While Mizzou is well known it’s not the only college in town. Columbia College (CC) is a hidden gem inside the city of Columbia. For a private university, there’s more to offer than meets the eye. From getting the…

When You’re the One Who Likes the Weekdays More Than the...

The first “official” college event I attended was a weekend party. While eagerly walking through the hundreds of tables set up to attract nervous freshmen to their clubs, an older student grabbed my attention; “Hey, you should come to our party this Friday! It’ll be a great way to see if our spirit group is…

15 Ways to Practice Time Management Abilities Every Day

We all know the feeling. As college students, our days are filled to the brim with grueling class schedules, back-to-back meetings and loads on loads of homework. Most of us are all too familiar with staying up late each night, struggling to drag ourselves out of bed, and powering through our days on caffeine and…

10 Must-Watch K Dramas for each University Student

Let’s face it. Apart from all the banter and ridicule that they get for being too “soapy,” Korean dramas have always been God’s (or South Korea’s) gift to men­–1-hour cinematic masterpieces full of love triangles, attractive actors and juicy plotlines. More than this, they act as small pieces of time where audiences can truly immerse…

10 Ways to Endure Balancing College Demands

All too often, we college students learn that we need to submit our ten-page research paper by our next class and unfortunately for us, we forgot to do any research. With all our assignments, extracurriculars and social obligations we forget to keep track of the important dates. Instead of taking advantage of any free time,…

The Truth of the Indian College Experience

Written by Kamana Krishnan October 2017. At this time two years ago, I’d watched hundreds of clickbait videos on YouTube by a number of people not slightly related to the college life written in my future. I’d read articles all about how college was crawling with social opportunities, about interning with huge corporations because one…

The Truth of an Ivy League Fairy Tale

Once upon a time there lived a boy in a castle on a hill. The marvelous red brickwork which peered through its wooded surroundings, standing as a beacon for creativity and wonder. The boy was able to tap into the essence of his new home and was able to write stories, the likes of which…

Being a “Power Plug Adapter”

“I brought myself a power plug adapter before coming to the U.S. When I got here and charged my computer with it, I feel like I am exactly that power plug adapter.” I posted these words on a Chinese social media website and received more than hundreds of “likes” and many comments expressing their similar…

Leaving My High School Personality: The Motion Picture

“College is the best time of your life,” said my mother every other day before I started my first year of college. All around me, people were saying how college is the time and place to really find yourself, your people and your passion. Every time I heard these clearly rehearsed, Hallmark card encouragements I…

My Frightening Elevator Event in College

Freshman year, first semester. My roommates were all graduating seniors who knew each other since middle school. They pitied me. They invited me out to eat (“nah”), they asked me to join their smash games (“maybe later”) and they offered to give me my first alcoholic beverage ever (“my mom won’t let me”). Although I…

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