Take a hike

The stress of college can often times be overwhelming. In a recent study done by the Associated Press, 8 in 10 college students experience stress daily; this statistic showed an increase in 20% from a previous study. There are many distractions and discouragements that you may face which can lead you down a path of… Continue reading Take a hike

Who’s your daddy? Understanding the new way college students are living lavish lifestyles

As a college student, my wants are many, but my dollars are few. This goes for almost any college student out there, except the one's with daddy's credit card. A whole new world opens up before you where you're forced to pick between food, festivals, and fun – just to name a few. In response,… Continue reading Who’s your daddy? Understanding the new way college students are living lavish lifestyles

Sexual assault survivors use sorority platform to educate and fight back

Sexual assault on college campuses is a threat which cannot go unnoticed.  On our campus it is reported that 1 in 4 women will be sexually assaulted in college. What's worse is that 80% of assaults will go unreported by the victims. Unfortunately three of my sisters have been victims of assault. However, they have… Continue reading Sexual assault survivors use sorority platform to educate and fight back

Could 13 Reasons Why start a wave of suicide contagion among young adults?

On March 31, a long awaited show was released exclusively on Netflix. Since airing, 13 Reasons Why has maintained its spotlight, receiving reviews from both ends of the spectrum  While many rave and suggest their friends watch the show, mental health professionals beg to differ. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JebwYGn5Z3E The Netflix series is the story of Hannah Baker,… Continue reading Could 13 Reasons Why start a wave of suicide contagion among young adults?

Why “smart pills” are more dangerous than you thought

I've been there. You've been there. Its the day before a huge test and you feel like you know nothing. All the studying you meant to do earlier was categorized as "less important" and put off. But now, here you are, 24 hours before and you're sure you're going to fail. Stress, anxiety and hopelessness… Continue reading Why “smart pills” are more dangerous than you thought