by Marina Smoske, Editor-in-Chief Unpopular opinion: I don’t like coffee. There, I said it. *All of New England gasps in unison. Nearby cars screech to a halt. One onlooker drops her 64oz monogrammed tumbler to the ground, punctuating the momentary silence. In the distance, sirens… * Yet I maintain my stance. It doesn’t taste good, … More Caffeine: How Much is to Much?
By Danielle Clark Sleep is often something college students take for granted. We find ourselves up late writing papers, studying, or even hanging out with friends, getting less than the recommended 7-8 hours of sleep per night. According to New York University’s (2018) Key Facts on Stress and Sleep, difficulties with sleep ranks third on … More Let’s Talk Stress #2: Stress and Sleep Deprivation – a Vicious Cycle
By Danielle Clark At 6:30am, my alarm blasts at full volume, startling me awake. Despite the fact that I’m exhausted and cranky from staying up late to complete coursework, I resist the urge to hit snooze. I roll out of bed and pull myself together before turning on my computer and making coffee. I scroll … More Dannie’s Tips #1: My Pointers for Improving Nutrition
By Danielle Clark Does the thought of all your daily stressors make you cringe? Coursework, projects, jobs, a social life, family responsibilities, romantic relationships—it all adds up! Students, myself included, often neglect important parts of health, like getting enough sleep or maintaining a nutritious diet, in order to keep other parts of their lives running. … More Let’s Talk Stress #1: What is stress? How can I manage it?
Marina Smoske, Editor-in-Chief Presenting your undergraduate research might seem intimidating or beyond your reach, but sharing your work at BSU’s Mid-Year Symposium is a worthwhile and rewarding opportunity. If you’re on the fence about presenting your research or just looking for more information on the process and its benefits, these frequently-asked questions about the upcoming … More Undergraduate Research 101: Mid-Year Symposium FAQ
Attend the Honors Thesis Workshop on Monday, April 24 at 4:45pm in the Academic Achievement Center Classroom. We’ll go over how to choose a thesis topic & mentor, write a strong thesis proposal, conduct research, and submit your thesis once completed. Come with questions! It’s easy to get intimidated by the prospect of writing an … More Thesis-Phobia: 5 Reasons To Get Over Your Fear
By Danielle Clark Finals week can be extremely stressful. Here are some tips to help you get through it with as little stress as possible. Take deep breaths and put everything—including your work—into perspective. You’ll make it out alive. If you try your hardest, that should be what matters most. Take study breaks. The … More Finals Survival Guide
by Danielle Clark The community of friendly, supportive, and academically driven students. I’ve met some of my best friends through the Honors Program. It truly is a great community to be a part of. Participating in challenging, fun Commonwealth Honors courses. They have helped me expand my thoughts and engage in topics that interest me. … More 10 Things I’m Thankful For About The Honors Program
by Danielle Clark “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” – Socrates When I was a freshman in college, I thought I knew exactly what I wanted in life. I planned on remaining an English major with a 4.0 GPA. From … More Just Know You’re Not Alone
By Danielle Clark To get into the Halloween spirit, here is a countdown list of places on and near campus that have a haunted twist to them. 7. Haunted Harrington Hall: Harrington, like other buildings on campus, used to be an elementary school. 6. Blood-Curdling Boyden Hall: The Boyden Hall we know of now … More Top 7 Creepiest Places on Campus