The End of Spring Semester

This morning I woke up, pushed aside my curtains and opened my window, and watched five straight hours of Netflix, only breaking for a breakfast of clam chowder and a lunch of banana pancakes. Yes, you read that right. Today's agenda: 1. Get out of bed 2. Take a shower 3. Put on clean PJs Summer…

You Do You

I tell my friends all the time to do what they want, regardless of expectations or others’ perceptions. “You do you” is a phrase that comes out of my mouth daily. And yet, I found myself failing to follow my own advice. Towards the end of fall semester, I realized that my major, speech-language pathology, wasn’t what…

Thirsty Thursday

In college movies, drinking is always a huge, wild event–taking shot after shot, doing keg stands, playing beer pong–and sometimes that culture is prevalent. But sometimes it’s much more low-key: Saturday night in your dorm room with a handful of friends, quietly watching Arthur on Netflix and taking a sip whenever he does an outfit change. That’s…

RAs

I’m pretty sure I would be the world’s worst RA. Resident Assistants are students who live alongside other students in college dorms to enforce rules and plan floor events and answer questions about how many posters you’re allowed to have on the wall. My RA has to periodically do “outreach,” which basically means coming to your…

Quarter Life Crisis

Quarter Life Crisis Prep time: 4 years of high school      Cook time: at least two semesters of college      Serves: 1 3 oz.        realizing you don’t actually like the classes for your major that much 6 oz.        researching other majors’ requirements 3 oz.        wishing…