Pumpkin Roll: A Different Holiday Dessert You Must Try

by Lauren Richardson Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and the holidays are notorious for copious amounts of food. But the same old treats year after year can get a bit boring. To spice up this year’s Thanksgiving dessert, try making a pumpkin roll. It’s one of my family’s holiday favorites. It may take a while, but trust me; the end product will be more … Continue reading Pumpkin Roll: A Different Holiday Dessert You Must Try

How to Cook a Wholesome Meal, Even For the Most Inexperienced Chefs

Photos and story by Nicole Germany It isn’t a secret some of us are guilty of living off pizza, Chipotle or PB&Js. Fortunately for you, these two Pinterest-inspired recipes don’t require a pro in the kitchen, and I guarantee they will impress everyone who thought you couldn’t cook to save your life. If you’re anything like me, you often contemplate your fourth trip of the … Continue reading How to Cook a Wholesome Meal, Even For the Most Inexperienced Chefs

What Your Favorite Color Says About You

By Cara Chiaramonte Think of your favorite color — the first color that comes to your mind. Don’t second-guess it. This color can actually help you learn quite a bit about yourself. Whether you’re pedantic purple or mature maroon, your favorite color can give you insight into why you act the way you do or how others perceive you. See if your favorite color matches … Continue reading What Your Favorite Color Says About You

3 Times the Media Failed When Discussing Black Culture

by Meghan Pryce As a 20-something proud black woman and journalism student, I feel there are plenty of times when the media, such as TV, newspapers, magazines, websites and social media, discuss issues pertaining to the black experience are spot on. The BuzzFeed listicle “27 Things You Had To Deal With As The Only Black Kid In Your Class,” for example, was laugh-out-loud hilarious. As … Continue reading 3 Times the Media Failed When Discussing Black Culture

5 Uses For A Pumpkin You Never Thought Of

By Rachel Kurland Orange you glad it’s not burning hot outside anymore? I think we can all agree we deserved a break from the Florida heat and humidity. Fortunately, the temperature has cooled beautifully this fall. Now it’s finally pumpkin season. Pumpkins have taken over stores, food brands and Facebook profile pictures, and even though Halloween is over, this season staple isn’t going anywhere. Fortunately, … Continue reading 5 Uses For A Pumpkin You Never Thought Of

Picking the Perfect Roses for Holiday Gifts

by Noelia Trujillo When the temperature starts to cool down, you know it’s that time of year: gift-giving season. With several holidays coming up, it’s never too soon to gather ideas on what to give friends and loved ones. A gift that will never steer you wrong? Roses. You may think it’s cliché to give someone roses on a big day, and I admit, I … Continue reading Picking the Perfect Roses for Holiday Gifts

How to Decorate Your Home With Gold

By Justine Giancola Decorating your home can be a creative way to display your individual style with the endless possibilities of paint, fabrics, furniture, flooring and more. Different odds and ends can also make all the difference when pulling spaces together. This season, gold is stocking the shelves and can give your home the fresh pop of color you’re looking for. These gold items effortlessly … Continue reading How to Decorate Your Home With Gold

Why The Colors of Candy Crush Keep You Wanting More

By Marisa Ross I remember the first time I saw that flash of pastel-colored shapes. With a single zap, parallel lines and explosive bursts of color whizzed by as new pieces floated down and a deep voice emitted a heavy “deliiiiiciouussss.” While on a train nearly two years ago, a stranger was playing what I now know to be Candy Crush Saga on his cellphone. … Continue reading Why The Colors of Candy Crush Keep You Wanting More