Posts Tagged ‘college’

Hello! My name is Dan. I’ve switched my major seven times—and no, I’m not kidding. If you’ve discovered that you need a change, that each time you’re in the lecture hall  you don’t belong there, that business or psychology or chemistry is not in fact what you want to do for the next 50 years […]

As children, we’re told about George Washington’s lying, lumberjack ways and his set of wooden chops. The best part about these facts is that’s exactly what they’re not—there’s no proof for any of them. Out of 44 presidents, the following are probably some of the most well-known. What you didn’t learn about as a kid […]

A guide for the single best friend Valentine’s Day is approaching; I can only tell because pink and red items have begun emerging from the gloomy basement storage rooms where they belong. At first, alarmed at the amount of hearts plastered on every visible surface, the painfully cheesy greeting cards with phrases like “meant to […]

Lacking desire to do the things you have to? Listen to music. With a new semester comes a new low in your motivation level. How can you possibly sit through another “get-to-know your classmates” game, let alone finish another semester full of homework, tests and lectures delivered in a Ben-Stein-like monotone? The power of music, […]

Wands at the Ready!

For the first time in five years, fans of J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” series can return to the wizarding world in theaters with the release of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” This is the first film written by Rowling herself and is based on a field guide that is briefly mentioned in the […]