Bradford Smith, Louisiana State University
Habits enabled by modern technology like phones and computers have made it increasingly difficult for students to focus and work efficiently.
Brian Anderson Gil, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
The 33-year-old pro won at the highest level in spite of his declining athleticism — ultimately, he provided a universal lesson on determination triumphing over circumstance.
Lauren Buchko, Michigan State University
Their incredibly affordable products have inspired cultlike devotion. The question is: Do they actually live up to the hype?
Janella Tibbetts, Framingham State University
You don’t want to rely on the Geico gecko or the General to bail you out.
Kate Carter, Middle Tennessee State University
As hair salons and waxing places stay temporarily closed, the beauty routines we’ve built up for so long are crumbling, forcing us to embrace our natural beauty.
Michelle Young, Simon Fraser University
The Japanese pastime requires quick hands and knowledge of literature.
School is important, but make sure you don’t neglect your personal life.
Mirella Gonzales, Texas Tech University
You might want to go back full-force, but it’s better to play it cool and avoid strain and injury.
Katherine McLaughlin, The New School
The constant need to compare art isn’t helpful when we should be focusing on human connection.
Kali Johnson, Gustavus Adolphus College
During this time of uncertainty and hardship, becoming more aware of ourselves and the world around us is a helpful way to take care of our emotional state.
Ian Nordin, University of Texas at San Antonio
Forget your knitting needles and your camera. This is a more rewarding hobby, both emotionally and financially, and especially for the environment.
Whether you’ve received them as gifts or picked them up as souvenirs, you have probably created a large collection of these household items without even realizing it.
Lisa Lilianstrom, Northern Illinois University
The organization treats autistic people as ‘problems’ to be fixed instead of actually listening to their voices.
What’s more fun than hitting the road with your friends and getting in touch with nature? Just make sure to plan everything out, or your journey will quickly come to an end.
Asha MacKay, Wellesley College
Children are socialized with assumptions about gender. How should you respond to their unknowingly insensitive questions?
Kayla Johnson, Bradley University
Darker people of color have long been ignored by makeup companies. But if those brands can make brown eyeshadows, they can make brown foundations.
Kaelani Ramirez, Arizona State University
Instead of yearning for big city life, young people are finding an escape by imagining a more pastoral, idyllic lifestyle.
You’re finished with school. Now what?
Sarah Stager, University of Pittsburgh
A return to normalcy in the face of quarantine and COVID-19 won’t necessarily be quick, but careful planning and working together can expedite the process.
This investor suggests that going against the herd is the best way to make money — useful advice for those in college who are hoping to avoid the rat race.
You want to stay healthy, but keeping track of macros, micros and calories can be confusing. Let these applications do the work for you.
Forget finding the perfect brand — if you know what’s inside what you buy and what it does, you’ll be a lot better off.
From professional wrestling to laundromats, the things that stay open show what we didn’t realize we needed — and, occasionally, our possibly weird priorities.
It’s perfectly normal to feel confused as you fully enter adulthood. This book by Dr. Meg Jay shows some ways to attain clarity and direction.
Alyssa Alexander, SUNY Buffalo State
Celebrities like the Kardashians and companies like H&M are praised for the styles that black people are derided for, then profit off of the publicity caused by the anger.
No matter what the situation, there are always ways to take something from life and turn it into art.
Clean lines, soft pink and green plants: From interior design to advertising, the style has permeated our culture.
Going to the nail salon isn’t always an option, but with press-on nails, you can give yourself an instant, beautiful manicure from home.
Blackjack players can tip the odds a little more in their favor when they master the art of card counting. Here are some essential tips on how to start the process.
Desiree Jaime, Hofstra University
We could all use a refresher course, seeing as so many of us are still physically apart because of social distancing measures.
It’s important to take care of yourself while you’re social distancing.
Wanting too much has been linked to problems with depression, anxiety and relationships. Is going minimal the answer?
The South has a long and divisive history with the rest of the country, and it doesn’t look like it’s ending any time soon.
Rose Younglove, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Everything from just making sounds to the actual process of practicing can be life-changing.
Karunya Bhramasandra, Stanford University
A few jewelry companies allow you to be conscious of the environment and working conditions when purchasing new accessories.
If you’re considering getting fish but don’t know where to start, these tips may be helpful.
Do you find it challenging to stay positive during the quarantine? Learn helpful tips on how to stay positive despite the coronavirus news and how to keep your physical health.
Looking to gamble online? Here’s a way to get some extra money before you even start.
Two doctors came under intense criticism after suggesting using African nations as testing grounds for a COVID-19 vaccine, prompting the hashtag #AfricansAreNotLabRats
A naked glimpse of Veracruz during the pandemic.
The transition to adulthood doesn’t have to be a chore. It’s all about embracing the journey and being open to possibility.
Nanda Illahi, Okayama University
The Chronus Art Center has created a digital art exhibition that feels remarkably prescient.
There’s some science to why so many people are compelled to play.
What is usually an exclusionary tactic is bringing gamers together in their attempt to stop the commercialization and death of their culture.
Regardless of your skill level or how in shape you are, there’s a few ways to exercise your body while under lockdown.
Society is redefining what it means to be masculine and feminine. What does that mean for a culture rooted in gender roles?
Victoria Acosta, Southern Adventist University
Beyond the relatable memes and personalized natal charts, this practice has in-depth explanations for all your questions on the coronavirus.
Hobbies and learning new skills are great, but make sure that you reconnect with yourself during this time.
The generation gets labeled a lot of things, but ‘investor’ isn’t typically one of them. Here’s why it’s increasingly becoming the case.
Musical theater isn’t just catchy songs and flashy dance numbers. Many shows have poignant messages about mental health, suicide, LGBTQ+ issues and more.
Finding your personal style is difficult enough within the confines of traditional masculine and feminine binaries — it’s even harder when trying out a more genderless style.
Emerson Holmes, Lindenwood University
Many college students have gone home because of the coronavirus, but happens when ‘home’ is a place of abuse?
There are hundreds of new coronavirus cases every day across the United States, and while those numbers are soaring, so are firearm sales.
The reaction to the debate between the anti-PC psychologist and the Slovenian Marxist shows that it’s easy to surrender thought to public intellectuals.
It’s important to the future of this planet, but it’s not an investment that everyone can make. How can we change this?
Maui Smith, University of Pittsburgh
All over Instagram, white women are making themselves distinctly less white-looking in the latest movement of stealing from black women.
Looking for the best ways to attract students to your online platform? Look here to find the most effective tips on how to convert student traffic.
Angel Lin, University of California, Santa Barbara
Feeling stressed? Cook and bake your way out of anxiety. Treat yourself to home-cooked food.
Even if you can’t go out to get pampered, you can still unwind at home with these self-care purchases.
There’s a chick shaped marshmallow for everyone, with flavors ranging from Froot Loops to pancakes to chocolate pudding.
Kayla Placide, University at Buffalo
There’s a biological reason for why we don’t like to work out, but there are also many long term and harmful consequences.
Pole dancing is becoming widely accepted for parties and fitness, but stripping remains vilified. So, what’s the difference?
They’re the basis for our schedules, physical wellbeing and more. Without this knowledge, our lives would be completely different.
The dating reality series exaggerates the recent resurgence of dating with just marriage in mind — and shows why the mindset is rarely successful.
Many are headed back home because of the coronavirus, but what about those who have to leave the United States to get back to their families?
In a public health crisis where everyone needs to do their part, some are on the frontlines putting their lives on the line.
Want to be your own boss? It won’t be effortless, but with some planning and some smarts, you can do it.
After hashtags like #FreeThePimple emerged, is skin positivity getting the necessary and long-awaited attention it deserves?
There’s plenty to do in the Indian subcontinent.
The innovative CEO has seemingly taken his values to new heights.
It got so bad that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex decided to leave their royal duties behind and move to another country.
You don’t need to go to Las Vegas to hang out at the casino with your friends.
Asian American women deal with pressure from all levels on body image.
A devastating pandemic just like COVID-19 has been predicted on multiple occasions, but the proper precautions were not put in place.
Most of us are guilty of abandoning our workouts and fitness routines after a few weeks. But what if there was a financial incentive?
One of the eight branches of yoga, this practice of breath control is the perfect way to stave off anxiety in a hectic world.
The fashion staple has been around for ages, but with current trends opting for looser styles, they are on their way out — for the moment.
Don’t worry about the end result — at the end of the day, it’ll make you feel good.
Right now, we’re all facing challenges and having to adapt as the COVID-19 outbreak continues to spread.
Whether it’s One Direction or ‘Twilight,’ things enjoyed by young women aren’t taken as seriously.
The phrase has gone from a term to call out prejudice to overused internet slang that has lost all meaning. There are so many better words.
Janani Mangai Srinivasan, Wake Forest University
Here’s how to use everyday items to fulfill your creative impulses — because even the most mundane household objects can be used to create something extraordinary.
In a time where climate change is pressing our generation, should universities get rid of their investments in oil, gas and coal?
If you’re stuck inside with extra time on your hands, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the pressure to be productive.
The conversation around women business owners might mean more obstacles for them than their male counterparts.
Those that grew up outside of their parents’ homelands are a driving force in the global village.
We have seen countless iterations of the iconic Mattel toy over the years. Is this version just bringing in adult worries into kids’ playtime?
Nayeli G. Pena, Colorado College
In the age of technology it’s never been easier to stay informed — and burnt out.
It’s such a nebulous category, and has a host of problems — including how it can often reinforce the gender binary.
Maybe you’ve been wanting to pick up a new hobby or finally start that book. Now is the perfect time.
Nina Dutta, Occidental College
Your body won’t always look ‘perfect’ and that’s okay.
Wondering what you should do for a living? Here’s an interesting career choice for you.
Vaishnavi Kalyana, College of DuPage
Just from the name, you can probably guess that it’s found in cannabis. How does it actually do its thing, though?
What makes the ‘Cool Girl’ cool? Is it her appeal and convenience to men?
You want to stand out, but you don’t want to spend too much.
Tired of your hair? Looking to switch up your look? Want to avoid making a huge mess? There might just be a solution that is quick, easy and clean.
Tumblr’s toxic, overly inclusive environment might be embarrassing in hindsight, but it was a pioneer for safe spaces for LGBT+ people on the internet.
Drawing parallels from the AIDS/HIV crisis, the U.S. government should be held accountable and push past stigmas and prejudices in order to stop the pandemic.
In this economy, is a pricey breakfast now and then the difference between owning a home and not? Some people seem to think so.
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