September 9, 2013

Leadership Through Service

“Hey HOBY! What do we think of our volunteers?” “Out-out-outstanding!” “Outstanding!” — emphasis on the capital “O” — is a commonly used phrase to describe the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Foundation. The non-profit organization is an internationally recognized leadership foundation that targets high school sophomores. Founded in 1958 by actor […]
September 6, 2013

Snapping Back Into School Mode

As we creep into September, it becomes evident that summer is coming to an end and fall semester is in full effect. Considering it is the second week of school, we should all be in school mode, right? Well, not exactly. In case you aren’t completely prepared for what lies […]
May 16, 2013

Vacationing on a Budget

With summer in full swing and then end of the semester quickly approaching, it’s hard not to begin thinking about summer plans. And if you’re like me, it may be the only thing keeping you motivated through the last few weeks of school. Here are a few ideas for fun […]
May 15, 2013

The Final Countdown

For all of us graduating seniors, we have finally made it to the last two weeks of college. At the beginning of my senior year I was in awe of how fast my college years had passed. To me it felt like there was no possible way I could already […]
May 13, 2013

Surviving Sleep Deprivation

It’s late, like 4 in the morning late, but you absolutely have to finish this project despite having a 9 a.m. class the next day. I’ve learned that running on minimal hours of sleep is sometimes a part of college. Here are some tips I use when I don’t get […]
May 2, 2013

The Dreaded R-Word

The dreaded R-Word. Recycling. The word almost has a redundant connotation to it these days, yet now is more important than ever to focus on its impact. In 2008, an Environmental Protection Agency study found that the United States alone produced 1.35 billion pounds of garbage. The concept of over […]