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Your August Horoscope Is Here & It's About Being True To Your Heart's Desires

ByValerie Mesa
How are we in August already? OK, now I really don't want to sound like a Debbie Downer, but 2018 has not been an easy one, my friends. Although, lucky for you, your August 2018 horoscope is here and things are looking sweet, my fellow stargazers.…

Sleeping For 10 Hours Straight Feels Incredible, But Here's Why It Shouldn't Be A Habit

ByJordan Bissell
Back when I was an undergrad, I was once so sleep-deprived during finals week that I fell asleep on the bus — standing up. While it was kind of a badge of honor at the time, looking back, I realize now how incredibly unhealthy that was. Now, I'm…

You Can Change Your Mindset About Healthy Living By Doing This One Really Simple Thing

ByJordan Bissell
I recently heard someone ask their friend, "Are you working out because you love yourself, or because you hate yourself?" I don't know the people involved in this exchange, but it honestly broke my heart to think that some people might only take…

10 Clever Halloween Costumes For College Students Who Love A Good Dad Joke

ByJulia Guerra
Halloween is right around the corner, and your squad’s had their costumes picked out for months now. They swear there’s no pressure, that there’s plenty of time to figure out your outfit, too, but let’s be real: You’re sitting pretty, front and…

I Went On A Hot Air Balloon Ride Straight Out Of 'Up' & This Is What I Never Expected

ByAlexa Mellardo
At the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, drenched in the orange and pink hues of the sunrise, sits Rancho San Rafael Regional Park. Colorful hot air balloons were laid out on the park grounds waiting to be brought to life in the desert sunshine…

This Study Revealed 4 New Major Personality Types, So Here's Where Yours Might Fit In

ByJulia Guerra
I have a theory that society’s fixation with labels comes from the age-old childhood question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Hear me out for a sec: From the get-go, you and I learn to pigeonhole ourselves and one another, because even…

Science Says Your Holiday Spending Habits Might Reveal A Lot About Your Personality

ByAnnakeara Stinson
Are you the type of person who starts shopping for the holidays months in advance? The type of person who gets everyone in your family deeply thoughtful gifts, and somehow has time to organize a white elephant gift swap between 25 of your closest…

30 'Nightmare Before Christmas' Quotes For Your *Spooky* Halloween Captions

ByRachel Chapman
Growing up watching The Nightmare Before Christmas, I always wished there were a real Halloweentown with Jack Skellington, Sally, and Zero the ghost dog. Even though I haven't stumbled upon it (yet), I do get to revisit the town of Halloween every…

This One Food In Your Diet May Be Really Bad For Your Memory, According To An Expert

ByJordan Bissell
Growing up, my mom was very conscious of the amount of sugar my siblings and I ate. For example, she had a rule that we weren't allowed to have any cereals that contained 10 grams or more of sugar per serving. "Too much sugar will rot your brain,"…

Experts Say Every College Freshman Could Benefit From These 4 Mental Health Resources

ByJulia Guerra
Freshman year of college is your time to turn and face the strange head-on, and while a lot of good can come from stepping outside of your comfort zone, getting acclimated to this new environment can be daunting. Between navigating your new stomping…

10 Halloween Traditions To Start With Your Bestie Now For A Hauntingly Good Fall

ByRachel Chapman
Halloween is all about pumpkins, haunted houses, Insta-worthy costumes, and eating as much candy corn as possible. When it comes to those particularly festive activities, there's no one else you'd rather do them with than your best friend. She's the…

You Might Be Drinking CBD-Infused Coke Pretty Soon, But There's A Catch

ByJulia Guerra
For a substance that’s still pretty illegal under federal law, CBD is making its way across the food and beverage industry rather quickly. From the tiny tinctures that invite you to add a drop or two into smoothie bowls, oats, and your favorite…

Amy Schumer Says This One Workout Has Done Wonders For Her "Excruciating" Back Pain

ByGeorgina Berbari
If you've ever dealt with back pain, then you don't need me to tell you how incredibly uncomfortable it can be. As if the pain itself isn't bad enough, though, the struggle to find a workout that doesn't irritate your injury further can be even more…

7 Life Lessons You'll Inevitably Learn Your First Semester Away From Home

ByMarisa Casciano
College is your home away from home. Your dorm room is your space to make your own, and your roommates are like your siblings (because they'll occasionally hog the television remote or dip into your snacks). There's probably a kitchen on the first…

3 Myths About The Autumn Equinox You've Probably Mistaken For Facts

ByValerie Mesa
Myths are inevitable. Imagine, if everything is typically word of mouth, why wouldn't we believe them to be facts? Sounds gullible, I'm sure, but this is where the term, "don't believe everything you hear" comes to play. This is why I'm going to…

How You Should Start Over This Autumn Season, According To Your Zodiac Sign

ByValerie Mesa
With fall approaching and summer coming to an end, it's important to acknowledge the cycles of mother nature, as well as the progress you've made throughout the past seasons. I'm going to reveal what part of your life you should reset during the…

Your Autumn Equinox Love Horoscope Is Here & It's Hauntingly Enchanting

ByValerie Mesa
So, is love really in the air? Or is it just "cuffing season"? You know, during the fall and wintertime, when everyone suddenly decides to get hitched, just because? Temperatures go down, and we're all in a corner lovesick, watching Twilight.…

The Autumn Equinox Is Coming & Here's Everything You Need To Know

ByValerie Mesa
Summer is nearly over, and the sunlight is fading a little more each day, as we fall closer to the autumnal equinox. Mother nature's colors are so beautifully vivid, it's kind of hard not to feel her moods shifting all around us. Speaking of which,…

7 Ways To Save Money On Books Your First Year In College, Because They Cost How Much?

ByMarisa Casciano
Remember when Kristen Wiig was sitting on a plane in Bridesmaids and said, "Help me, I'm poor?" Yeah, I felt that. As much as you love college, it can be quick to drain your bank account. Everything just adds up — snacks at the cafeteria, notebooks…

An Expert Says These 3 Things That Happen In Fall Can Trigger Headaches, So Be Prepared

ByAnnakeara Stinson
If you regularly get headaches or migraines, you might know some of the triggers that cause them for you. From stress to certain foods, there are all sorts of things that can cause those temples to pound and have you desperately searching for the…

30 Pumpkin Spice Puns For When Sip Happens This Fall

ByRachel Chapman
Pumpkin spice and everything nice. That's what's on the menu this time of year. As soon as the air gets even a little bit crisp outside, you're putting on your favorite sweater and craving pumpkin-flavored everything. The first thing on your morning…