I always think about the song, “The First Cut Is the Deepest” when thinking about heartbreak. Why does the first one seem to be ingrained in our memories so strongly, and why is it that we always seem to remember it fondly, whether in embarrassment or true reminiscence? Mentoring a close friend through her first… Read More First Love Always Hits the Hardest
If you’re in high school, you may already know that having good relationships with your teachers is important; you can turn to them for academic help, advice and letters of recommendation. Once you transition into college, all of these things are equally important, if not more than in high school. Getting to know your professor… Read More How to Get the Most Out of Your Professors
Every time I walk on The Oval at Ohio State University, I manage to see at least one dog, usually a puppy. I see pictures of my friends getting cats and dogs on Facebook and those of us still in the dorm buying fish. Pets are a comfort in an unsure, new environment and are… Read More Do You Need a Pet?
Going to college is exciting. New room, new friends, and most importantly: no parents. Being completely free to do whatever you want without anyone holding you accountable is invigorating! However, those people who spent countless years raising you and making sure you got to this point are still at home, wondering about you. Regardless of… Read More Call Your Parents
Being a good friend is important if you want your friends to be good to you. This short quiz will tell you how you’re doing and give you some tips on how to be a better friend. When was the last time you had a serious discussion with your friend? A. Earlier this week B.… Read More Are You a Good Friend?
How does one find love in this technology-driven age? We live in a world filled with apps like Tinder, Bumble and OKCupid and the days of the first meeting starting the first interaction are gone. Cyber-stalking, researching and sliding into them DMs is the new normal. From going through pictures posted online to sending out… Read More Love Online: Mary Grace & Andy
Often a commonality in college is the infinitely changing relationship that students have with food. Whether that’s through the “freshman 15”, your favorite dish from your grandma, or the carefully planned out meal prep calendar, it’s safe to say that food is very important to us. Food is a necessity to staying alive, which means… Read More Me and Food.
First kiss by 16, lose virginity by 20, married by 25, kids by 30. Consciously or not, I feel these deadlines. Especially when college comes to a close, it’s time to get serious. It’s time to lock it down with someone, and make plans accordingly. And if you’re 21 and haven’t had your first kiss… Read More False Deadlines
It may seem like you don’t have much in common with your grandparents, but they can teach us a lot. They witnessed historical events, know about your family and you might be more like them than you think. They were young once too! Grandparents take an interest in our lives, and now it is time… Read More 20 Questions… with your Grandparents
“Go, go, go! Touchdown!” Everyone jumps in the air. High-fives and chest bumps run rampant throughout the room. Cheers swallow the mild chatter that had just been taking place. Everyone knows what just happened. Football. We all know what it is, even if we don’t know all of the rules. It brings families and neighbors… Read More An American Football Story