What to Do When You Don’t Fit the Mold of a Club

What to Do When You Don’t Fit the Mold of a Club

At the beginning of my first year of college, I carefully debated which clubs to join and which to ignore. “Women of Business? That sounds…

The Hidden Benefits of Joining a Cultural Organization

The Hidden Benefits of Joining a Cultural Organization

As an incoming college freshman, I was a little hesitant to join my school’s cultural organizations. What sort of activities do they even do? Why…

Annie Abroad: Welcome to the Netherlands

Annie Abroad: Welcome to the Netherlands

My college is strange enough as is. We’re an “art school,” though my major is in political communications, and fit a lot of the stereotypes…

4 Reasons to Major in (or at Least Study) French in College

4 Reasons to Major in (or at Least Study) French in College

For most students, learning a language in middle and high school is required–in college, that’s not always the case. Of course, this depends on your…

Op-Ed: Finding Culturally Safe Spaces on College Campuses

Op-Ed: Finding Culturally Safe Spaces on College Campuses

Author’s Note: This article and its title are inspired by Beverly Daniel Tatum’s Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? My story…

Pop Culture Classes: Just a Fad or Is There More to Learn?

Pop Culture Classes: Just a Fad or Is There More to Learn?

When Rutgers University announced that undergrads would have the opportunity to enroll in a class called “Politicizing Beyoncé: Black Feminism, US Politics & Queen Bey”…

3 Types of Extracurriculars You Might Not Have Considered

3 Types of Extracurriculars You Might Not Have Considered

We all know the different types of clubs and organizations that are sprinkled across high schools nationwide. From your stereotypical football team to the math…

Thinkers Students Should Know: Herbert Marcuse

Thinkers Students Should Know: Herbert Marcuse

Welcome to the second installment of an otherwise unnamed segment concerning itself with authors and thinkers you probably have never read but certainly should. In…

4 Types of Clubs You Should Check Out in College

4 Types of Clubs You Should Check Out in College

College is a time where you take classes based on your interests. Since you basically get to choose your major and your classes, you are…

What’s It Like Being a First Generation College Student?

What’s It Like Being a First Generation College Student?

Although my father was born in another country, he has dual citizenship with America and Panama. My mother’s grandfather crossed from Mexico during the Great…

Getting through the Glass Ceiling in College

Getting through the Glass Ceiling in College

Minority. You may think of it as a bubble to be filled in on a standardized test or that odd moment when you discover in…

4 Ways to Embrace Other Cultures

4 Ways to Embrace Other Cultures

I am a proud Ghanaian. I love my country, from its rich history to the magnificent people, and I realize how incredibly fortunate I am…

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