Entries by Bessie Mazur

Lyft or Uber for college students?

If you don’t have your own wheels and you haven’t heard of Uber or Lyft, you may want to jump on the bandwagon. Here are some tips to help you catch a ride and, yes, there’s an app for that!

Most haunted college campuses in the U.S.

Halloween is quickly approaching and while it may not be appropriate to dress up and go door to door asking for candy from strangers, it is appropriate to seek out haunted ghost stories that will have you wishing you were back home under the watchful eyes of your parents. Here are the top most haunted […]

News feeds for college students to know what’s happening in the world

Sure, you all know how to check your Twitter feeds and Facebook notifications, but do you tune in to the news and know what’s going on in the world? Don’t live in a plastic bubble — learn how to keep yourself up to speed with these DIY tips from CengageBrain!

End of summer road trip ideas for college students

Well, the start of a new school year will be here before you know it and with that, college courses will be underway. Why not use the time you have left for an end of summer DIY road trip with your buds? Here are some road trip ideas that all college students can appreciate!

Social media fundraising for college students

I’m sure you’ve all seen the Ice Bucket Challenge videos that have flooded the Internet recently. While it may just seem like a fun thing to do on a hot summer day, the Ice Bucket Challenge has already raised over $62 million in fundraising efforts toward amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research. Here’s what you need […]

DIY fitness tips for college students

Let’s face it, with all of the easy do-it-yourself tips available, you have no excuse not to work out. It’s time to get in shape! Here are some easy DIY fitness tips that even the busiest of college students can fit into a packed schedule! Make a list Finding a workout routine that is most […]

Back to school deals: What you need to make it through the year

I know it’s barely the beginning of August but you’re going to need to start thinking about getting back into the mode of being in school. Let’s not get too ahead of ourselves though. I don’t want you to start doing homework already! We’re talking about shopping those back to school deals, and August is […]

What you need to know about food allergies and campus food

Campus life is about many new experiences, and learning to prepare food and fend for yourself is a part of those experiences! If you’re part of the 75% of people who can’t digest dairy or you have gluten or soy food allergies, you need to know about campus food and your food allergies/sensitivities before your […]

DIY gift ideas on a college student budget

Let’s face it; you’re a college student on a budget. You know that everyone understands, but wouldn’t it be nice to be able to still give gifts to those special people in your life that won’t break the bank? Read on for some DIY gift ideas for any occasion! Let’s get organized First, let’s round […]

Medical marijuana and your college campus

One by one, states in the union are passing laws that support the usage of medical marijuana for people suffering debilitating medical conditions. Two states, Colorado, and now Washington, have even legalized the recreational usage of marijuana for adults aged 21 and older. However, because marijuana remains a Schedule 1 substance, your university (even in […]