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Monday, March 25, 2019

Safe routes to avoiding awkward political conversations

In the midst of the political chaos that the United States has submerged itself in, there is bound to be people who are more vocal about their dissatisfaction. Even though there is high disdain...

Living in a “Black Mirror”-esque reality: How to prevent the dangers of social media

How many times have you opened up Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Snapchat in the past day? If you’re like any normal college student, you probably look at your various social media platform a couple...

Creating your well-being plan

  When writing your goals for the upcoming year, instead of thinking, “I need to become healthy,” think, “I need to become healthier.” Rather than making one extensive plan that will most likely fall apart,...

What 2016 Taught Us

Title: The sacrifices for privilege Author: Adrian Garcia   Being of Mexican descent, I often don’t realize the sacrifices that were made to allow me to live the life I have here in the United States. If...

The essential guide to writing New Year’s goals

  In light of the shitstorm that was 2016, the prospects for 2017 are definitely more hopeful. It won’t be easy to recover from one of the weirdest elections in U.S. history, the death of...

How to enjoy the holidays (when you don’t celebrate Christmas)

Not everyone believes in the principles of Christmas and it is no one's place to impose their cultural or religious likeness on you. Those of different faiths have many alternatives to invest in. Come...

Five steps to endure finals week — sickness free!

From social gatherings to midterms to stressful finals, every college student finds it difficult to juggle a busy life, leaving no room for the flu. Of course, we all know how viruses and bacteria...

Don’t let social media define who you are

Social media has a big influence on our daily lives. We usually check our Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat or Twitter a couple of times every hour. It’s become a habit of ours. Even though social...

Preventing and healing from the flu, naturally

As the weather gets colder and the nights get longer, all of us face the possibility of catching a nasty sickness, but have no fear: There are plenty of preventative measures one can take...

Highlander Diaries: Homesickness

In our new section titled “Highlander Diaries,” we at Features allow students to send in “Dear Diary”-formatted journal entries regarding a topic of our choice, allowing Highlanders to speak more personally to the school...