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Apr 14, 2009Lifestyle
Do It Yourself Tuesday: (Decadent) Apple Dumplings

Do It Yourself Tuesday: (Decadent) Apple Dumplings

Apple pie has always been an American fave, sure, but that term "easy as pie" doesn't really apply to me. What is easy about cutting up a billion apples, making a crust and then waiting to eat it? So when I decided I wanted something similar, I made myself something akin to a mini apple pie, sans the irritating process of cutting up apples.

Jan 26, 2009Lifestyle
College Interview In Your Jammies? Not Quite, But Getting There.

College Interview In Your Jammies? Not Quite, But Getting There.

We all remember it like it was yesterday, clear as crystal in our minds: the utter horror of our college...

Nov 6, 2008Lifestyle
Tales of a Senior: Do As I Say, Not As I Do

Tales of a Senior: Do As I Say, Not As I Do

Sure, I’m glad that the semester is more than half over. Sure, I’m happy that the holidays are fast approaching....

Oct 23, 2008Lifestyle
Tales of a Senior: The Future Is Now

Tales of a Senior: The Future Is Now

You hear the same marketing crap all the time: you’re in college to better your future. Of course, having a...

Oct 9, 2008Lifestyle
Tales of a Senior: Takin’ a Chill Pill

Tales of a Senior: Takin’ a Chill Pill

My mom always told me that when things get rough, sometimes you have to “just be.” I never understood that,...

Sep 25, 2008Lifestyle
Tales of a Senior: Trying to Handle Stress (and Failing)

Tales of a Senior: Trying to Handle Stress (and Failing)

“Is it supposed to be this hard?” I whined to my mom in an email on Tuesday night. I remember...

Sep 22, 2008Love
Faked Tolerance: Being an Interracial Lesbian

Faked Tolerance: Being an Interracial Lesbian

For a college in stereotypical Smalltown USA, I always thought that good ol’ WAC was a good progressive college, accepting...

Sep 16, 2008Lifestyle
Tales of a Senior: Messy Rooms, Early Nostalgia, and Other Such Things

Tales of a Senior: Messy Rooms, Early Nostalgia, and Other Such Things

You do it every year without fail. There’s a string of weeks where you’re nice and organized with all your...

Aug 30, 2008Lifestyle
Tales of a Senior: Settling In

Tales of a Senior: Settling In

It’s weird how when you’re away from your campus for so long and you finally roll into familiar stomping grounds,...

Aug 28, 2008Lifestyle
Living With A Total Stranger: How To Break The Ice With Your New Roomie

Living With A Total Stranger: How To Break The Ice With Your New Roomie

Going away to school is intimidating enough. You’re in a place you know nothing about, and if you’re far enough...

Aug 15, 2008Lifestyle
Tales of a Senior: Anticipating My Return to Campus

Tales of a Senior: Anticipating My Return to Campus

I don’t know if it’s because I transferred after my freshman year, or if time really does fly when you’re...

Aug 8, 2008Lifestyle
The Olympics are Finally Here; Are You Psyched?

The Olympics are Finally Here; Are You Psyched?

One of my best buddies said to me the other day, “You know, I’m so American that I don’t even...

Aug 5, 2008Lifestyle
The Whitest Dark Humor That You’ll Ever See

The Whitest Dark Humor That You’ll Ever See

When my down-the-hall dorm buddy Allison told me to go google “Hiphopopotamus vs Rhymenoceros” and I came back five minutes...

Aug 3, 2008Lifestyle
Anti-Smoking Ads Don’t Work Anymore; It’s The Truth

Anti-Smoking Ads Don’t Work Anymore; It’s The Truth

Remember when The Truth first started? Way back in 1998, it was a little grassroots organization dedicated to putting out...

Jul 27, 2008Entertainment
How Did I Miss That?!: Kids Movies That You Can NEVER Watch The Way You Use’ta Again

How Did I Miss That?!: Kids Movies That You Can NEVER Watch The Way You Use’ta Again

College is kind of a weird place, isn’t it? You’re pretty much dumped in an environment where you’re told to...

Jun 25, 2008Lifestyle
Just HOW Dangerous is Dangerous When it Comes to Energy Drinks, Part Deux.

Just HOW Dangerous is Dangerous When it Comes to Energy Drinks, Part Deux.

About two weeks ago, I decided that it would be an amazingly brilliant idea to try different energy drinks. I...

Jun 16, 2008Lifestyle
I Think I’ll Rent My Own: Movies Everyone Adores…Except Me

I Think I’ll Rent My Own: Movies Everyone Adores…Except Me

With Indiana Jones waving at me at least once a day from billboards or the radio or the TV, it’s...

Jun 13, 2008Lifestyle
Computer Shows: The Thrift-Store-Find Feeling X 100.

Computer Shows: The Thrift-Store-Find Feeling X 100.

I know you’re reading this on your computer right now. I’m not trying to be a creepy stalker. But, I...

Jun 10, 2008Lifestyle
Summer Courses: Kind of Like Taking Off a Band-aid

Summer Courses: Kind of Like Taking Off a Band-aid

Every college girl – hell, every college student knows that school requires a lot of sacrifices. You give up things...

Jun 9, 2008Lifestyle
Just HOW Dangerous is Dangerous When it Comes to Energy Drinks?

Just HOW Dangerous is Dangerous When it Comes to Energy Drinks?

Let’s be realistic; with classes, homework, studying, hobbies, work, and that thing you like to call a social life, we...

Jun 4, 2008Body
My Personal Weight-Loss Journey: Day 95

My Personal Weight-Loss Journey: Day 95

Well, I kept my promise and detoxed. Lemme tell you; it was not easy. I know everyone always says that...

May 28, 2008Lifestyle
Confessions of a Wrestling Fanactic

Confessions of a Wrestling Fanactic

There’s usually some sort of bustle on the floor in my dorm on Monday nights. My roommate’s focus is Top...

May 25, 2008Lifestyle
People Fall For Internet Hoaxes ALL the Time (and I’m not lying)

People Fall For Internet Hoaxes ALL the Time (and I’m not lying)

Now, I consider myself to be pretty internet savvy. I know how to search for stuff I need, what sites...

May 19, 2008Lifestyle
Blast To The (sort of) Past: Visiting My Old High School

Blast To The (sort of) Past: Visiting My Old High School

I know people who look back at high school and wish they could go back. I know people who want...

May 16, 2008Style
Matching Your Clothing: Probably Easier Than You Making It

Matching Your Clothing: Probably Easier Than You Making It

As a person who wore uniforms up until 11th grade, I can tell you that matching clothing is NOT one...

May 15, 2008Lifestyle
My Personal Weight-Loss Journey: Day 76

My Personal Weight-Loss Journey: Day 76

Those of you attempting to keep track with me and my diet – or those who just notice the blogs...

May 13, 2008Lifestyle
I’m Home! …Now What?

I’m Home! …Now What?

The few days or weeks after finals can be such a relief from those seven or ten days of straight...

May 6, 2008Entertainment
‘Iron Man’ is More Awesome Than You Can Fathom

‘Iron Man’ is More Awesome Than You Can Fathom

When my girlfriend asked me on Friday night if I wanted to see Prom Night or Iron Man, I had...

May 4, 2008Entertainment
PLEASE Change the Station: Songs You Hate to Love (or just hate)

PLEASE Change the Station: Songs You Hate to Love (or just hate)

You know how it is; you’re in the gym and, even though you’ve forgotten your iPod, the radio station that’s...

Apr 22, 2008Lifestyle
On Arbor Day, Go Hug a Tree (or just plant one)

On Arbor Day, Go Hug a Tree (or just plant one)

When I was a kid, Arbor Day was probably one of my favorite holidays, topped only by Christmas. All year,...

Apr 21, 2008Lifestyle
Come Play with Newmindspace!

Come Play with Newmindspace!

Every now and then, I get moments where I sit outside, watch kids run around and play, and really miss...

Apr 20, 2008Entertainment
Let’s Play A Game. THE Game.

Let’s Play A Game. THE Game.

As I was typing this up and most likely while you are reading it, I was and still am chuckling....

Apr 12, 2008Love
I Swear It’s NOT What You Think It Is.  …Okay, Maybe It Is

I Swear It’s NOT What You Think It Is. …Okay, Maybe It Is

Let’s face it; we’ve gotten to a point in time where “sex” comes into conversation more than last night’s game,...

Apr 11, 2008Lifestyle
Return to Romance: One Man, 1,250 Miles, All in the Name of Love

Return to Romance: One Man, 1,250 Miles, All in the Name of Love

Every now and then, you wander across those stories that make the tears well up in your eyes; stories about...

Apr 10, 2008Lifestyle
A Cleaner Room in Just 15 Minutes. No, Really!

A Cleaner Room in Just 15 Minutes. No, Really!

Ah, spring. The bees are buzzing. The birds are singing. The flowers are blooming. It’s gorgeous outside, all sun and...

Apr 9, 2008Lifestyle
My Personal Weight-Loss Journey: Day 42

My Personal Weight-Loss Journey: Day 42

Well, I knew when I started this diet that I would hit a slump. I just didn’t expect it to...