The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we live: professional sports seasons have been suspended, places of worship are closed, and schools across the country are set to be held online for the rest of the academic year. Yet the duration of this new normal still remains a question.Read More
As college students, we often have to juggle many different aspects of life simultaneously. And keeping track of classes, extracurriculars, job applications, hobbies, cooking, and social activities in parallel can get overwhelming.Read More
Do you ever feel your back hurting after a particularly long Zoom session? Now that we’re working from home, we’re also spending a lot more time sitting for hours on end, making it easy to hunch over as we become fatigued.
On March 13, 2020, UCLA announced that the remainder of the academic year would be conducted online due to the threat of COVID-19. In an instant, my mind was consumed with questions about moving out of my dorm, staying in touch with friends, and rearranging my plans for the spring quarter. Most of all though, I began to fear for the safety of my friends and family.Read More
Weeks into the shelter-in-place order, people may struggle to find the motivation to get up. Many people might be scared to leave their homes, or intimidated by new social distancing rules. The feeling of being stuck inside can worsen moods and exacerbate stress.Read More
If you’re reading this, you probably know how unpleasant that “time of the month” can be. And although your period can be uncomfortable at times, there are many ways you can make them more bearable! Here are some self-care tips that can help you deal with your period.
“If your great-grandma didn’t eat it, then neither should you.” Ever heard that saying? Well, let’s kick it up a notch. Should you eat it if humans from as long as 2.5 million years ago didn’t eat it? In fact, what did they even eat back then?Read More
You’ve heard it a million times before: eat healthy and have a balanced diet. For most college students, this can sometimes feel impossible to accomplish so turning to cheap, processed foods may seem like the best option.Read More
I have always thought of myself as an environmentally conscious person. I bring my own shopping bag, avoid single-use items, and support local businesses. But every time I look at my trash bin, I think to myself, “How am I still so wasteful?”