Tagged: college

nicki minaj

Nicki Minaj Gesture Highlights How Problematic College Funding Is

  Jillian Berman documents how hip hop artist Nicki Minaj caught the internet’s attention for offering to help out with some of her fans’ college costs and student loans. Minaj’s generosity highlights the challenges students face financing their education in an era of eroding public support for higher education.  ...

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How We Motivate Each Other

If there’s one thing I can almost guarantee in our journey to succeed in our lives, it’s having the balance of an intrinsic desire to accomplish things and a strong support system. This is a concept we’ve recently talked about in one of my classes, and I couldn’t agree more...

body image

Wander Talks Episode 17: Dancers and Body Image

In this week’s episode of Wander Talks, I sat down with dancer and recent USF graduate, Jacqui Dugal, to discuss something that is very prevalent in the dance world: the “in-between disorder,” which is not an eating disorder but not a homeostatic state of mind. Body image is known to...

How College Students Aren’t Quite Real Adults Yet

We college kids sometimes get tossed into the category of adulthood. Heck, we sometimes throw ourselves into the mix, but this is not the best description for ourselves. College kids may be out there on our own in a new city, but I wouldn’t qualify our 18-20 something year-old selves...

Let Me Remind You Why You Love Coffee

For most, it’s become ritual; your daily cup of coffee. Some will say that it’s the perfect pick me up, and others (including myself) will swear by it’s magical powers to make them do anything and everything without a substantial amount of struggle. Let’s face it, coffee runs the world....

So You’ve Taken On “Diet X”? That’s Awesome.

There has obviously been an uproar in the world of nutrition when it comes to elimination strategies and self-diagnosis’ of intolerances. People are cutting dairy, becoming soy-free, slashing gluten, and going Paleo all over the place. Even restaurants are making an effort to place specific guidelines on their menus to pinpoint...

New Kid on the Block: Is Periscope the New “Hot App?”

My friend just introduced me to this new smartphone application called “Periscope,” and I must say, the first impressions I had were “slightly weirded out” and “slightly not-impressed.” Similar to the collaborative live streaming feature on Snapchat, Periscope allows anyone from anywhere in the world to live stream what they’re...

love

Power to Pride: Love is Now Legal to All

  On June 6th, 2015, the Supreme Court ruled gay marriage legal in all 50 states. This historic moment is truly a significant one in the LBGT community as well as it is in our community as a whole. Because, well, gay or straight, we are all of the same...

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When It’s a Good Time to Call an Uber

  You’ve heard of Uber, right? Of course you have. It’s only one of the most popular smartphone apps/driving services in the country. Since 2010, black cars have swarmed our streets with all sorts of pedestrians praising the car’s existence while sitting in the backseat. The effort of having to stand...