Christmas In College

Jan 2, 2014

10 Simple Ways to De-Stress After The Holidays

Once the holidays are over and you can breathe a sigh of relief, it's important to re-center yourself. Not just for a few days after the madness settles, but it's important to use this time of excess calm to cultivate some habits that will keep you centered for the rest of the year.

Dec 24, 2013

So Your Boyfriend is Meeting Your Family for the First Time, Here’s How to Make it Pain-Free

The idea of awkward silences combined with a family dinner pretty much sounds like my personal Hell.

Dec 23, 2013

The 10 Biggest Differences Between an American and a British Christmas

If I were to ever move to America, though, there are some British Christmas traditions I'd have to bring with me. Seriously guys, no advent calendars? No Boxing Day sales?

The Ultimate Beauty Lover’s Wishlist: 15 Products You’ll Love

Whether you're looking for a gift for your beauty addict friend, or just deciding what to buy with your Sephora gift card, we've created the Ultimate Beauty Christmas Wish List for 2013.

Dec 22, 2013

Why Being Single During the Holidays is Actually Great

I get it—I do. It’s cold and dark outside in the winter, and it’s more socially acceptable to go to sleep at 8pm if you have someone to go to sleep with. But I’m going to be single for the first winter in a couple of years, and here are the top 5 reasons I’m most excited for it (and you should be too!)...

Dec 22, 2013

CC Staff Wish List: Danielle, University of Lethbridge

I've had my eye on some items that I wouldn't mind seeing under my tree! So I decided to share with y'all my very first Christmas wish list.

Dec 21, 2013

Dec 20, 2013

CC Staff Wish List: Here’s What’s Got Editor-in-Chief Alex Gehringer Swooning

As I've been selflessly shopping for presents to put under the tree for those I love, I have to confess that I've spotted a few things I wouldn't mind buying for my favorite person of all: me.

Dec 20, 2013

CC Staff Wish List: Angela Weir, DePaul University

This year I am feeling super domestic. Most of my list consists of things to make my apartment cozy, and...

Dec 19, 2013

CC Staff Wish List: Khalea Underwood, Howard University

I have expensive taste and I just don’t want to set myself up for disappointment. But if someone happens to ask this year– or if Santa plans to make an appearance at my bachelorette pad – I think I may clue them in to a few of my favorite things. After all, I’ve been a very good girl.

Dec 19, 2013

True Story: I Wish Someone Would Invite Me to an Ugly Christmas Sweater Party

When else can you go to a party in a super cosy and comfy outfit? An Ugly Christmas Sweater Party seems like the only social gathering where it's perfectly acceptable to wear a huge fluffy sweater with leggings.

Dec 18, 2013

CC Staff Wish List: Ellen Scott, University of Manchester

Christmas is almost here! Time to write up an organized list of everything I want and need, because I really don't have the budget to treat myself this year. Friends, family, generous strangers, purchase me any of things and I am guaranteed to be extremely grateful and happy.

Dec 17, 2013

How to Decorate Your Dorm Room For Christmas On a College Budget

It's December, and whether you're feeling extra Christmassy or are entirely focused on getting through finals, it's time to take a break and decorate your dorm room to celebrate the festive season.

Dec 17, 2013

CC Staff Wish List: Rebecca Sage, North Central College

Even if I don't get everything on my list, it's nice to kind of take inventory of things I've really liked throughout the year but haven't snagged for myself. Everything goes on sale after the holidays anyways, right?

Dec 15, 2013

The Highs And Lows of The Holidays, As Told Through Christmas Movie .Gifs

There are definitely highs and lows when it comes to going through the motions of the holidays. Remember that you are not alone and it's totally okay to reach for the eggnog and never look back.

Dec 8, 2013

20 Amazing (And Cheap!) Gifts To Buy Your Boo This Holiday

My fiancé is the hardest person to shop for in the world. So how the heck do I decide what to get him without being totally impersonal and just settling for a Best Buy giftcard?