Category Archives: College parties

Student health: Peanut allergy risk factors on campus and in the dining hall

When talking about campus safety, most people think about crime on college campuses. What they may not think about are the health risks for people with severe allergies. Following the death of Natalie Giorgi, a thirteen year old with a … Continue reading

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Distracted driving concern amplified by Texas A&M car accident and Spanish train crash

On July 30, two college football players, Texas A&M defensive lineman Polo Manukainiu, 19, and Utah defensive lineman Gaius Vaenuku, 18, were killed in a single-car accident. The former high-school teammates, along with Utah offensive tackle Siaosi Uhatafe and his … Continue reading

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Top 5 tools for back to school that can make college life easier

It’s that time of year again to start getting your school supplies together for the next year. You know what you need… or do you? Notebooks? Check. Computer? Check. Index cards, calculator, erasers? Check, check, check. Besides the usual list … Continue reading

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How to be more social: Skills for hitting the college social scene

Are you a wallflower? Would you rather stay in and play videogames on Friday night? Do you know more about dead historians than your roommate? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then you are not making the … Continue reading

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Wedding season: How to survive all of those weddings without going broke!

We are smack dab in the middle of wedding season, and if you’re anything like me, all of your friends are ready to tie the knot! If you’re going to survive all of those weddings without going broke, take note … Continue reading

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BBQ tips and tricks — How to plan a cookout

No matter how old you are, summertime makes you feel like a kid again while you’re free for three months to relax and enjoy the great weather. Sure, you may still have summer school classes or a job, but June, … Continue reading

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The Kentucky Derby 2013: From past traditions at Churchill Downs to Orb… and a little fashion in between

Oversized hats and mint juleps can only mean one thing: The Kentucky Derby 2013! Held at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, on the first Saturday in May every year, the Derby is THE place to be and be seen! And … Continue reading

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Top 5 “harmless but hilarious” April Fools pranks for college students

April Fools’ Day is just around the corner so if you’re plotting a tiny trick or an elaborate prank, now is the time to get your game on. Maybe you take secret pleasure in the scheming and the plotting while … Continue reading

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Sexual assault policies on campus: College students speak out via social media

In the wake of the Steubenville rape case where two students were found guilty, colleges across the country are grappling with their own sexual assault policies (or lack thereof) in dealing with sexual assault reports and the culture of rape … Continue reading

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Student health and effects of sleep deprivation: Best study habits include adequate sleep

The effect of sleep deprivation on college students is a well-known problem. As we face the new experiences of dorm life, new sleep patterns, sharing dorm rooms, freedom away from parents to party, late night study habits, new clubs and … Continue reading

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