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 As I went through the typical stages of growing up- adventuring outside, discovering hobbies, making friends- there was one thing that was a constant: reading. I loved reading book after book, meeting new characters, learning about fantasy worlds, and pretending I were inside the pages. Reading always felt so safe and comfortable to me- If I ...

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The week was finals week at my university and I was feeling the pressure of final exams, projects, packing, and leaving all my friends behind. On top of my academic commitments, my sorority had asked if I could set aside a day to take photos for the graduating seniors, as some of them were unable to pay for a professional photographer for the ...

Human beings are naturally drawn to attractiveness. Through the many psychology classes I have taken, I have learned about this concept and how it can affect many aspects of our lives. For example, when people view someone they deem attractive, they are instantly under the impression that this person has more positive attributes such as intelligenc...

I have always found that my mind and thoughts are extremely active; they tend to come whenever, wherever, especially when I am intending to stay present. Luckily, through lots of exploration, I have discovered ways in which I can bring these thoughts to rest, and try to remain calm. Find YOUR exercise When you hear the word exercise, you might get ...

      This summer I experienced being in a long distance relationship with my boyfriend of nine months. As this was my first time doing the whole long distance thing, it was not until the summer actually began that I realized I would be putting  much more effort, energy, and time into the relationship now that we were not a...

When beginning your fitness journey, you may feel dread, stress, or just have general questions. However, once you are aware of some basic guidelines, you will likely feel more ready and confident about your understanding of fitness and the ways in which you should be treating your body.  Do: Experiment When I first started making my fitness a...

Through my high school years, I enjoyed being part of the track team; I loved connecting with other team members, showing school pride, learning about my strengths as a runner, and becoming stronger. However, my heart was never fully in it, because I always dreaded going to the track meets and having the spotlight on me- in track events, you are ru...

When I was in elementary school, I refused to wear my áo dài to school because I knew kids would point and laugh at me like they did when I brought Vietnamese food in a thermos for lunch. That's one of the reasons why I personally find it upsetting that non Asians dress up as Asians and wear clothes inspired by asian cultures as a costume. Those pe...

In an education class I took, we talked about the importance of empathy, and how it has  decreased, mainly in relation to the influx of technology and social media. Ultimately, we have lost a ton of our ability to connect due to how technology has  distracted us and taken over many of our jobs . Empathy is one of the most important&n...

December is right around the corner— filled with holiday lights, eggnog and the occasional snowfall.  But joy and cheer aren’t the only things running rampant.  Consistent coughs, sore throats and body aches can prevent you from getting all of your holiday shopping done and put a damper on your mood. Shop Mischa Lampert Beanies here! Luck...