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5 Tips for Vacation Bound College Students

If you are a college student in America, you are probably thinking about getting through your upcoming end-of-semester exams and then traveling home for the holidays. Or, maybe you are thinking of heading to a warmer climate to escape the blustery temperatures of your northeastern university. Whatever the case may …

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Your Freshman Year: Staying Safe at School

The college party scene has taken a dangerous turn in recent years with the increased rate of binge drinking among teens. As party goers try to achieve a greater and longer high, teens are turning to energy drinks as a way to prolong that rush. Emergency rooms have seen a …

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Willamette River Spawns Teen Crusade

Growing up near the banks of the ‘river of life,’ Jerry Herrmann thinks back to his early days of fishing on the Willamette in Oregon. People weren’t as conscious about protecting the environment back then, and the river was almost destroyed by pollution, sewage and waste back in the 1960s. …

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Is College Drinking on the Rise?

College is often associated with a mixture of going to classes and partying, and most of the students who embrace both aspects of this culture will end up drinking at least once a week. According to a Gallup poll, 67 percent of individuals between the ages of 18 and 34 …

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Does Your College Major Matter?

It’s a truism that most college graduates go into fields that have no direct relation to their majors, but does it matter what you study in college? The answer is yes, but not necessarily for the reasons you think. Some majors are more likely to help you find a job …

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Which Course Should You Study at College?

Many students are in their last year of school before they have to make the decision on which college to attend for next year.   It can be difficult to decide on which course to study, here is a look at some of the more popular courses and the reasons for …

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How to Keep Your Belongings Safe in College

College is a fun place, no doubt about it. It’s a great place to meet new people, explore different parts of your personality, learn new ideas, and just grow as a person. As fun and challenging and bewildering college may be, it can also be a traumatic place if you …

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5 Tips for New Students

Being the new kid in school is never easy. You don’t know anyone, you don’t know much about the school, and you certainly don’t know your way around yet. It can be tough on you for a while until you find your way, but eventually it will all work out …

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