Back of the Closet: Don’t Sweat It, Cozy to Couture

By Jylian Herring Staff Writer What does a typical work-from-home outfit look like? Has anyone found an acceptable way to pair a blazer with plaid pajama bottoms yet, or button-downs with boxers? Instead of dwelling on the new working environment, celebrate it by getting creative with work-from-home outfits. Leisure and loungewear have changed the fashion […]

Back of the Closet: Black Lives Matter

By Hannah Pridemore Staff Writer Black Lives Matter. Plain and simple. They always have and they always will. The marches and demonstrations held over this summer, in the middle of a pandemic no less, emphasized just how much still has to change in this country as we strive for racial equality. It’s easy to be […]

Feature: Gone Too Far, Is a firework worth a forest fire?

By Riley Runnells Staff Writer On Sept. 17, a firefighter died in the line of duty while putting out the El Dorado Fire in San Bernardino. Though dozens of wildfires are burning on the West Coast, El Dorado sparked because of a smoke-generating device used during a gender reveal party, according to the California Department […]

Facing Uncertainty

Welcome back, everybody! In times like these, everything feels uncertain and scary. As we close another chapter of our lives with the semester ending, the summer can feel like a daunting challenge. Luckily, nobody is alone in feeling that way.  With the whole world under lockdown, everyone is feeling unsteady right now. Most jobs aren’t […]

Being Human

A part of being human is having the ability to grow deep connections with other humans. Human connection is a wild and magnificent thing. I have a few people in my life that have taught me just how beautiful it truly is. With each of these people, I have a million moments that rush through […]

Confronting Confrontation

Welcome back, everyone! Since we’re all stuck inside for a while, people might be bumping heads with who they’re living with. Whether it’s your family or your roommates, this can be a difficult time for conflict resolution. Luckily, everybody is in the same boat right now.  When you spend a lot more time with people […]

Quarantine Gave Me Something

It’s not the most outlandish statement to make when I say none of us are exactly thriving in quarantine. Lifestyle changes have hit us too fast, especially for us college students trying to pave their way to the real world. My experience during mid-March was a bit unique: I had been hospitalized for something completely […]

Online Classes Really Are a Nightmare Dressed Like a Daydream

(Thanks, T-Swift) If you’re anything like me, you struggle to find motivation while at home 24/7. I rely on physically needing to be places at certain times in order to frame my day and be fully productive. The issue also lies in the fact that we began online classes at the end of the semester, […]

Tell That To Yourself.

Tell that to yourself.  You heard me. Look in the mirror, and tell that to yourself. Say everything that you tell your friends when they need reassurance to yourself.  Being a good friend — or just a good person for that matter — requires the ability and desire to help and reassure others. If you’re […]