Sierra is a junior studying international business and Spanish at Saint Louis University-Madrid. Aside from forgetting to call her parents, Sierra spends her time traveling, hiking, sending dog pictures to her friends, and telling dad jokes.
Sierra ZimaWhen I first read about the recent college admissions scandal, I was truly shocked. I just couldn't wrap my head around why a parent would bribe and cheat their child into college, and how horrible th...Continue reading
Isabelle PhilippeI told my friend I wanted a job that made me happy. I expressed how tired I was of trying to adhere to a system that weighed down so heavily on my shoulders. I wanted to enjoy whatever profession I ch...Continue reading
Maria ZaldivarBerkeley College opened a professional boutique for students who want to dress to impress when interviewing for a job. The Professional Clothing Boutique and Resource Center is a hub for all things jo...Continue reading
Maria ZaldivarIn my college career, I've experienced both sides of what I like to call "The Roommate Spectrum". I've had the absolute best roommate, who is my best friend. And, the roommate of hell. So, these are a...Continue reading
Celia YoungI never knew the meaning of a “Type-A” personality, despite the fact that my friends used it to describe me in high school—a lot. I never went looking for what the term meant either, assuming fr...Continue reading
Hudson KeownYou might be able to guess the main plot points of the average college career: dorm living, dining hall food, crappy roommates, parties, a bit of studying, all the ups and downs. Hijinks ensue, then y...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaI battled the flu last week and it was nasty. Last weekend, I drank at least 80 ounces of water a day, went through two tissue boxes, and slept for about 15 hours a day; I can happily tell you that I ...Continue reading
Celia YoungEveryone wants to look good, and everyone has a unique style that’s just for them. But if you’re looking to accessorize this semester with some of the most popular trends, you’re in the right pl...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaTook an amazing hike? Took a picture of the view. Went out and had an incredible night with the girlfriends? Put it on Facebook and tagged everyone. Made honor roll? Tweeted it. When important or memo...Continue reading
Isabelle PhilippeBeing a teenager encompasses a whirlwind of emotion and experiences. Seventeen comes, and everyone adores seventeen. Eighteen rounds the corner the way the hour hand of a clock turns when you're havin...Continue reading
Maria ZaldivarWith the semester starting and everything else that is going on in our country, and the world. It is easy to be overwhelmed. Burnout is very common when we start adding our coursework, internships, jo...Continue reading
Isabelle PhilippeIt’s the last ride. The last glorious parade through the land of freedom, spontaneity, and guilt-free irresponsibility. Whether in high school, college, or any other academic phase of your life, sen...Continue reading
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Podcast Episode 4: Cindy Whitehead – GN4LW, Skateboarding and a No Regrets Life
Healing is not an overnight process. It takes time. Don’t give up and don’t get discouraged. Take each day one step at a time