Before Thanksgiving became a nationally celebrated holiday, there was already a rich culture of traditions existing in the United States. Native Americans were already practicing and spreading their culture throughout North America. While most Americans were taught about the history of Thanksgiving, they often don’t know about the original holidays that began here. In Lansing, […]

Every November, thousands of writers pick up a pen or another writerly weapon of choice and begin a 50,000-word creative writing marathon. The goal is to complete a novel by 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 30. This is National Novel Writing Month, a nonprofit organization that values enthusiasm, determination and deadlines. According to its website, “NaNoWriMo […]

When classes, homework, jobs and everything else builds up into a wall, it’s hard to know where to begin to hammer at it. With that much emotional weight, it is difficult to feel as if there is light at the end of the tunnel. Well, there are ways to enjoy organizing your priorities while making […]