What Moving Away For College Taught Me

By Isa Perez Unlike most people, where I would attend college was already predetermined before I was even born. My grandfather put me onto the Florida Prepaid plan and said I would never leave. I would attend Florida International University and live at home in Miami. Little did he know his granddaughter would grow up to be determined and independent. I never really grew up … Continue reading What Moving Away For College Taught Me

Power Songs As Heard Through the Decades

By Natalie Rao The sheer power behind music is incomparable to anything else. A good song can impact our mood in both drastically positive and negative ways – a rumbling beat gets us pumped up to work out, an in-your-face guitar solo gives us chills, poetic lyrics hit us right in the chest… the list goes on and on. From rock to rap and everything … Continue reading Power Songs As Heard Through the Decades

The Power of the Nerd: Being Smart is the New Cool

By Ashleigh Braun Gone are the days of traditional school stereotypes of “nerds” and “cool” kids. In today’s society, being smart is not only accepted, but also celebrated. People with intelligence and unique ideas are no longer the ones being bullied for studying or hanging out at the library. They are the ones getting into amazing schools, inventing cures to diseases, making incredible advances in … Continue reading The Power of the Nerd: Being Smart is the New Cool

Unconventional Power Couples

By Elayza Gonzalez Sorry Jay and Bey, but it’s time someone else gets their day in the sun (even though you’ll always be #GOALS). Power couples are defined as two individuals who are equally strong, independent and dynamic and together can conquer the world. In today’s day and age, it’s important to acknowledge power couples don’t need to consist of a man and a woman … Continue reading Unconventional Power Couples

What Being Yourself Actually Means

By Brooke Bajgrowicz “Don’t waste any time trying to be like anybody but yourself, because the things that make you strange are the things that make you powerful.” -Ben Platt “Just be yourself.” We hear this advice from the time we’re young. We’re told to not care what other people think and be comfortable in our own skin, yet we’re not even allowed to come … Continue reading What Being Yourself Actually Means