The 5 Ws to Volunteering

I remember in high school I was always told by teachers that volunteering and getting involved will help you get into your desired college. Being able to add extra experience to your college application and show you are motivated and responsible might serve as the...

Improve WSU One Assessment at a Time

Assessment Day is something that happens every year that most students get pretty excited about. Why, do you ask? Well, mainly because it’s a chance to sleep in since classes before 3:30pm are canceled that day. But this day is very¬†important, and WSU students...

ThanksGIVING Done Right: 7 Ways to Celebrate the Holiday

It’s Thanksgiving time! That means endless turkey, stuffing, gravy and the expected food coma to follow. We all love our traditions with family and friends at this time, but what about those who are unable to participate in their much-loved traditions this...

9 Things You NEED to Know on Election Day

As everyone knows, today is Election Day! It is estimated that 120 million Americans will go to the polls to cast their votes for our 45th president. With this being the first year many students in college can vote in the presidential election, it is important to...

Jamaica Travel Study: Opening Eyes and Hearts

During spring break, seven travel leaders and 18 students (including myself) embarked on a travel study through SPED to Treasure Beach St. Elizabeth, Jamaica that turned out to be one of the most rewarding and humbling experiences of my life. Our group took with us...