“Fake News”: 21st Century Yellow Journalism

Those who knew me before college know that I was the journalism nerd. As editor of the school newspaper, founder of the online school newspaper, and a columnist for the local newspaper, I was a writer far before I was a blogger. I sat through the same journalism class three years in a row, and … Continue reading “Fake News”: 21st Century Yellow Journalism

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Mindful of the Present: How To Avoid Living in the Past

Our college years + early twenties are some of the most hectic + exciting times of our lives. Amidst all of the stress, it’s easy to cling onto the memories we hold fondly — the *good ol’ days,* whether it be high school, freshman year, or our study abroad adventures. It’s important to embrace the … Continue reading Mindful of the Present: How To Avoid Living in the Past

Speedy Personal Development: 5 Ways To Improve Yourself in Under an Hour

Personal development is common in adults seeking self-improvement. This might seem like a gross way of adulting that involves reading self-help books while crying + scouring through Pinterest desperately because you are miserable. However, there are so many other balanced ways to seek personal development. While we always aim to be our best, it’s important … Continue reading Speedy Personal Development: 5 Ways To Improve Yourself in Under an Hour

Vacation vs. Travel: Visiting the World To Escape or to Expand Your Mind

It’s common to always be looking for an escape. Whether it’s a simple distraction from work like Facebook, a higher risk like alcohol or drugs for a temporary high, or a vacation from a stressful career, unfortunately, avoiding reality can only worsen your troubles. Work-life balance is ideal, but equilibrium is not static by any … Continue reading Vacation vs. Travel: Visiting the World To Escape or to Expand Your Mind