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Rejection In College Is A Good Thing, I Promise You

Let me guess. You think that getting rejected is a personal failure, and that everyone who did better than you is superior in every way. Maybe you even wonder how everyone seems so much smarter, more attractive and more athletic than you. You handle rejection all wrong when you think less of yourself. I’m here…

College Expectations vs. Reality: International Student Edition

When I first arrived in the United States for college, I thought I knew everything about life as a college student in the U.S. After all, my college expectations came from books and movies set at American universities, and even from stories from one friend who came from Brazil to the U.S. the year before…

Breaking the Binary: My Journey into Identifying as Non-Binary

I’m going to cut to the chase. Biological assigned sex and gender are not the same thing. The spectrum of gender identities doesn’t exclusively mean one can only be feminine or masculine. The possibilities to branch out from what society has deemed “normative” are endless for anyone—and I’m finally realizing that includes me. giphy.com Identifying…

What its been like studying Physics

A term like no other The return to university this year has definitely been a strange one, with a lot of the social activities that we would usually get up to having to be cancelled due to social distancing and government restrictions. As a physics student, there was a big change in the way that…

What it’s been like studying Physics

A term like no other The return to university this year has definitely been a strange one, with a lot of the social activities that we would usually get up to having to be cancelled due to social distancing and government restrictions. As a physics student, there was a big change in the way that…

Away from Home and Feeling Gross: Being Sick My Freshman Year

My freshman year of college was filled with new experiences. It was my first time living on my own. I no longer endured curfews or felt a need to tell people where I was going. I stayed out late, enjoyed the freedoms of college and participated in the college lifestyle with football games and nights…

Fun From a Distance: Broward County COVID-19 Edition

COVID-19 has affected all of us, especially Broward County residents who are used to the many activities our area has to offer. No, we can’t take day trips as a group to Miami or go to concerts at the iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre at the South Florida Fairgrounds, but we have plenty of alternate options. Plus,…

One Girl and a Whole World: What I Learned from My...

Before going to college, I thought the differences between me and someone brought up in Indonesia, for example, were too great. Having grown up on almost opposite sides of the world, there was no way we could relate to each other and become friends. Now, a little more than a year later, I realize that…

Joanne the Scammer Level Excuses to Get Out of an Online...

We can all agree that other than the overdone “My WiFi went out” line, it’s way harder to get out of Zoom class. With most of us already home, how do we make this believable? Look no further. Check out this professor-proof list of excuses impossible to argue with. 1. Fake freeze giphy.com You’ve all…

Top 10 DIY Gifts for Your BFF

Best friend gifts can be tricky. But our DIY birthday gifts for your best friend are always a hit. In fact, we asked best friends exactly what BFF gifts they want. Getting the perfect gifts for your best friends is easy! Before we jump into our DIY list, here are some quick and easy best friend…

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