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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 […]

For many, summer break is supposed to be a time for relaxation and rest. While this may sound nice, summer is usually filled with work, summer classes and internships. Being a broke college student is hard, and summer is a great opportunity to make some extra money and get some credits out of the way. […]

Picture this: you’re bored, staring off into space and have no idea how you got that way. Does that sound familiar? Do you feel like you should be doing something, you just don’t know what it is? Or you do know, but lack motivation or inspiration for new ideas? We’ve all been there before, and […]