Category: Education

nutritional advice

Nutritional Advice: What You Need to Know

  Those who look to seek out ways to better their health are stepping in the right direction no doubt. Any effort to improve our well being, that is of good intention, should always be commended.   So with this effort, especially in the realm of fitness, individuals may turn...

group projects

Group Projects Will Make You The Best Optimist

  So you’re sitting in class, dazing off as your professor lectures on and on about that thing in that chapter you were supposed to read last night. Everything is moving slowly, surely, and calmly as you daydream about that nap you’ll take after school. But suddenly, you hear your...

autism awareness

World Autism Awareness Day

  On April 2nd, we will celebrate the 8th annual World Autism Awareness Day. I remember years ago joining The Friendship Circle, an organization that seeks to bring companionship into the lives of children living with special needs. Daunted and intimidated, I hadn’t the slightest clue what to expect from befriending...

words

The Sweetness of Words

  ‘Vellichor’ is an intriguing word. It stood out to me on one of those mundane and redundant BuzzFeed lists entitled “32 Of The Most Beautiful Words In The English Language”.   We all have our obscure and odd guilty pleasures; mine happens to be searching through books, and in this...

depression

The Evolution of On Campus Depression

  The doe-eyed enthusiasm and sentiment of invincibility hasn’t altogether left me after nearly eight months of being an official ‘alumnus.’ I can still taste the late night excursions to Mamoun’s Falafel on MacDougal Street, feel the energy from the daily performers in Washington Square Park, and hear the sagacious...

post-college

This Is The Post-College Unknown

  After spending 4 years as an undergraduate, it’s generally expected that you form some idea of what you want to do afterwards. You’ve taken your required classes to prepare you for the career path you’re interested in, and you’ve been surrounded by fellow students discussing their plans.   The...