College students—you’re young and healthy right? Well, back pain can happen to anyone at any time. If you don’t want a bad mattress or a stupid sports injury to turn into a lifetime of stiffness, soreness or worse, it might be a good idea to have some home remedy life hacks handy to combat the discomfort.
If you begin to feel back pain, it’s a good idea to not ignore it. (Credit: MemeCenter)
How to help stop back pain is a problem you want to tackle sooner, rather than later. Continue reading
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 college campuses in the U.S., and the stories that make their students sleep with one eye open. Continue reading
Auditing a class is an option for college students who do not need credit for that class but want a stress-free environment to learn the material or network in that field of study.
Auditing a class is a great option for college students. (Credit: Wayne State University)
Student success does not always require a grade. Here are some college tips if you want to audit a class and what to expect. Continue reading
Witches and goblins and ghosts, oh my! Halloween is fast approaching. For many college students, Halloween is “THE” holiday.
Even if you aren’t super keen on the whole dressing up thing, odds are you have a party (or two, or three) to attend that requires some creative attire. Now you just need some quick costume ideas, preferably DIY Halloween costumes, that can help keep you on a budget. Continue reading
On September 23, 2014, FoxNews.com ran a story about the new Miss America Kira Kazantsev who had been kicked out of her sorority for a hazing incident. Once considered a rite of passage, hazing stories have come under fire because of several incidents where hazing went too far and people were hurt or killed.
Hazing has come under fire for going too far. (Credit: QuickMeme.com)
If you’re considering joining a membership group at your school, you might want to reconsider if the requirement for entry includes submitting yourself to hazing. Continue reading
Think college students can’t do anything to help save the planet? Think again. In fact, when it comes to ways to help the environment, twenty-somethings have a lot of reasons to be focused on how to go green.
Be good to the environment now for long-term benefits. (Credit: MemeCenter)
After all, you have a long life ahead of you, and it would be nice if you had a planet to live that life on. Read on for some handy DIY tips that all college students can try to help the environment. Continue reading
The wait is over! The Apple iPhone 6 is out, and the buzz has hit the Internet with whether this device is far superior to its predecessors—or competitors.
The Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus: bigger and better. (Credit: engadget.com)
Meanwhile, there’s an iOS 8 upgrade, the new iCloud drive is available on PC before Mac, Microsoft has purchased Minecraft, the Oculus Rift VR headset is hitting the news (if not the store shelves), and Google Plus is no longer a requirement for your Google account. Have you been keeping up with the latest tech trends? Continue reading
It may seem like it’s been awhile since Occupy Wall Street took over town greens and camped out in front of businesses to protest the rising gap between the wealthy and the 99%.
The group Strike Debt takes on the issue of student loan debt. (Credit: Occupy.com)
But while the movement has largely disappeared from the headlines, a spin-off group known as Strike Debt, which previously purchased medical debt and forgave it, has continued to work on behalf of those who can’t afford the rising costs of their debt repayments. That includes recently graduated college students who are facing what many media outlets consider a student loan debt crisis. Continue reading
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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?
A compilation of news feeds college students can follow. (Credit: Brandwatch)
Don’t live in a plastic bubble — learn how to keep yourself up to speed with these DIY tips from CengageBrain! Continue reading