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Having a job while taking classes is overrated. That being said, it is necessary unless you come from a family of rich people who can afford to pay your way through undergrad. This was unfortunately not my life, so I had to find a job that would pay decent and would be somewhat flexible with […]

Picture this: you just moved into your new apartment, dorm, house or co-op a few weeks ago. You’re trying to get used to your new roommates and busy fall schedule when you overhear the sorority girls in your IAH class talking about signing their lease for the ~*perfect*~ house on Orchard. Panic sets in—how were […]

As a Michigander with an outdoorsy family, I was raised to love camping. When I was little, family vacations consisted of setting up the tent, making s’mores around a campfire, hiking and spending entire days on Lake Michigan. As a young adult, I still love camping. It is a great way for you to take […]

Michigan is definitely unique; not just because the land is in the shape of a mitten, but also because it’s made up of two separate peninsulas, joined by the longest suspension bridge in the Western Hemisphere: the Mackinac Bridge. Michigan is surrounded by four of five massive freshwater lakes created by ancient glaciers. Lake Superior, […]

It’s summer in Michigan, and the humidity and 80+ degree weather are officially taking their toll. And you know what’s even worse? I don’t have air conditioning. Like many others who are not blessed with controlled temperature living, I’m stuck dying of heat, lying naked on my bedroom floor, surrounded by box fans and feeling […]