By Morgan Hughes “Ribs” by Lorde, “Tongue Tied” by Grouplove or maybe even any song by Vampire Weekend. If any of this music makes you feel heavily nostalgic for a certain time period in your life, you are not alone. Countless studies have been conducted examining the ways music can trigger nostalgia. In 1999, a … Continue reading Why Music Makes Us Feel Nostalgic
By Morgan Hughes As cosmetic consumers, we not only care about how the products we use for ourselves can affect our overall health but also the dangers these products may have had on animals while in development. American law does not require animal testing to deem cosmetics as safe (though the law does not prohibit … Continue reading Exposing Brands – Is Cruelty-Free Really Cruelty-Free?
By Morgan Hughes Have you ever woken up from a dream that was so weird or crazy you had to immediately write it all down? Do you have any dreams you swear are recurring but you can’t be too sure? Do you struggle to remember your dreams? Are you just fascinated with the whole idea … Continue reading The Benefits of Dream Journaling
By Morgan Hughes Where Is It? Schenectady NY Describe It Schenectady is a city in upstate, New York. Once called “the city that lights and hauls the world”, also called “the electric city” (yes I know Scranton, PA is too), Schenectady is the birthplace of Thomas Edison’s General Electric company. It’s also known for Proctors … Continue reading Where Do You Call Home?
By Morgan Hughes If you’re like me, Fall 2019 was not your semester grade-wise. But have no fear, one bad semester is not the end of the world. As we near mid-term season, now is the crucial time to focus on getting back on track and getting the best grades possible. Here are some tips … Continue reading Five Quick Tips for Getting Back on Track After a Bad Grade Semester
by Morgan Hughes Fall is absolutely the best season of the year and one of the very best things about it is all the great foods that come with it! From pumpkin pie to Thanksgiving turkey to literally any soup, you just can’t go wrong when it comes to fall foods. But one problem for … Continue reading Five Fall Food Staples for Your Dorm
The Halloween season is officially upon us! What better way to celebrate than to curl up, watch scary movies and eat some delicious no-bake treats?
WHAT TIME IS IT? BY EMILY LaSITA TIMELESS TUNES BY NADINE CAFARO SONGS FOR WOMEN BY SUSANA GRANIERI SONGS TO RUN TO BY JESSICA BARR UNDERGROUND BY DIANA TESTA HIDDEN GEMS BY SARAH CUNNINGHAM SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR BY BRYANNA RODRIGUEZ DON’T LISTEN TO THIS: A BREAK-UP PLAYLIST BY JUDY ANNE CAPIRAL SPRING ESSENTIALS BY BRIANNA … Continue reading Playlists
by Morgan Hughes Mother’s Day is on May 12 this year and what better way to show your love and appreciation than these fun and easy DIY cards made straight from the heart? PICTURE PERFECT POLAROID POP-UP CARD Materials: Two pieces of construction paper (both different colors). Scissors. Gluestick. Sharpie or marker. 5 color photos … Continue reading DIY Mother’s Day Cards