If New Year’s is the time for personal resolutions, then Valentine’s Day is the time for relationship resolutions. Whether you’re currently attached, desperately seeking or decidedly single, Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to weigh the pros and cons of relationships.
You pump yourself up, telling yourself you are going to crush this paper. This paper is going to be your bitch. You are confident, self-assured. You can do this! You are an intelligent university student, after all. But when the time comes, when you sit down in front of your computer to make the magic happen — nothing.
University is undoubtedly stressful. Between midterms, essays and final exams, it may seem like the only free time left is reserved for losing your mind. The business and formality of university makes me long for the simpler days of elementary school, where proficiency in finger painting made you a cool kid and you could run free on the playground during recess.
“Texting is ruining language.” It’s a very familiar statement that finds backing from scholars and laymen alike, but is there any truth to the statement?
As the temperature starts to fall, we find ourselves in that elusive season crammed right in between summer and winter: autumn. It’s easy to forget about this relatively short season but it is chock-full with some of the best the year has to offer. With fall comes fall-themed treats, the soundtrack of crunching leaves and, of course, the return of fall fashion. Just like pumpkin spice lattes are synonymous with fall, there are certain items that are essential to the season.