Healthy coping mechanisms? Haven’t heard that name in years. I thought crying in your car and starting to drive home at midnight was a normal response to a minor inconvenience.  Now, if you know anything about me, you would know that humor is healing. I laugh at, and with, myself because I h…

Nothing screams “surprise” more than a brightly colored, sparkly package in the mail. Every month, I receive a subscription “box” called Ipsy. Now, I don’t get excited about most things, but, feel free to ask my mother, every time I see the glimmer of pink on the kitchen counter I turn into …

This spring break I traveled to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to work with the International Children’s Outreach. During my time of service, I learned much about civic and community engagement as well as my own personal desire to advocate for school-aged children and their hardworking families. …

Often we talk about wanting more for ourselves or our loved ones. Whether it’s tangible or not, we strive toward goals relentlessly, without considering the consequences. What’s wrong with planning to be bigger or better? 

Welcome back to another article! It’s a new week and a new slate so let’s get started! My sleep schedule has been a bit messed up and I’m not sure why. I’ve been waking up way too early for my liking and haven’t been able to fall back to sleep, but early last Thursday I woke up to a really p…

It’s a lonely thought that not many people will know you for who you truly are and all that may entail. Individuals come into your life and see the parts of you they want to see and they take parts with them when they leave.  

Of recent, I have learned that not only am I an avid writer who strives to reach people with my thoughts, but with my voice. After getting a glimpse of my spring courses, I have a few similar themes across the board. As I explore various platforms and the corresponding intended audiences, I …

This past fall was definitely one of the most difficult times in my life. I was stressed, anxious, and depressed almost every day. It took me back to my days in middle school if I am being totally honest. My fate was in my hands and my entire future was riding on every choice I made, but at …

A message to everybody: To you, I am a somebody, but this is not just some body to use. My objective is not to be an object of your possession but a symbol of your affection, so let’s keep this professional.  

I expected all the jokes I received. Strawberry Shortcake, My Little Pony and even the infamous Lava Girl. Going into it, I knew I wanted a change and I was ready for it. Pink hair? Hell yeah! Not only was I breathing in hair chemical dyes, I was breathing in a fresh start. Pink hair wasn’t …

I don’t want to talk about makeup today. I mean that is a little white lie because everything I talk about ends up tying back to what mascara I use or what highlighter gives you the most bang for your buck. Today, I dare to say, is only slightly different. I want to talk about my favorite ma…

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Editors note: Tiffany Morrison is a Vidette and ISU alumna. She graduated in may and is currently living in California. She is 20 miles away from Malibu. Here is her viewpoint on the California fire, what she is seeing and how to help.

Health always comes first - Yes, I said it. Your health comes before anything else in this world, whether it be physical or mental health. When it comes down to it, you aren’t going remember that party you went to even though you were feeling down. All you are going to remember from that par…

Halloween blues are upon us. I know, everyone loves the spooky season and as a makeup addict I can attest that Halloween is the prime time for painting your face and having it be socially acceptable; Zombies and devils have hung up their costumes and we are slowly falling into the boring lul…

So I don’t always handle stress very well. I don’t deal with that stress by going out to a party and drinking all night until I want to vomit like most other 22 year olds. No, instead I cry. I cry hard and stuff my face with all of the junk food I can find.

Questioning, pondering thoughts, if I ought to be uncertain, I certainly hope I’m able to find a god that believes in me. I am brave, steady. I am a mountain. My courage keeps me grounded. Confident, secure, I am still, though I gravitate towards the sublime. Persistent, per se, proactive cu…

Disclaimer this talks about issues related to a devleoping eating disorders.

I won’t sugar coat it. Lately life has been pretty rough with school, work and just in general. It seems like everything is piling up all at once and like nothing is ever going to get any better.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sierra Hobson is a junior at ISU from Geneva, Illinois. Hobson is  majoring in English studies with interest in creative writing and rhetoric. Her blog will concentrate on health related topics.

With Spring Break just around the corner, I thought it would be a great idea to make you all a blog on how to have a great spring break. Now I know, school and work takes so much out of you that you just want to sleep most of your free time but don’t fall into the slump of sleeping for 120 h…

It’s August, You are driving a car full of your personal belongs and you are about to move into your very first dorm room. I know, I know, you are pumped and full of excitement, but take a seat because you are about to face a couple of struggles as you figure out this school year away from h…

Every twenty-four hours you’ll take 20,000 breaths, speak 48,000 words and you’ll laugh. Maybe cry.

Colorful streets, home made tortillas and lush green backdrops are at the forefront of my memories as I look back to where I was at the beginning of the New Year.

When I was sixteen, I worked as a cashier at Panera Bread.

I’ll be honest, there are a lot of things I am not good at. However, I have learned what I am capable of in order to succeed to the best of my ability.

That time of year. That time of year that’s here for only a small amount of time, and ever so sweetly kisses you goodbye as it escapes out the window with the hustle and bustle of the leaves. You wish so greatly that this time could stay with you forever.

For the past few days, I have felt both physically and emotionally drained. Overwhelmed, as many of us are, my exhaustion has consumed my motivation, leaving me uninspired.

About a year ago, I met Radiance, my best friend, the greatest influence in my life, and the strongest woman I know.

Fear is a four letter word with an abundance of interpretation. We are fully aware when we are experiencing this phenomenon ourselves. However, we often become ignorant towards others when doing the same. We use comforting words such as, “It’s okay,” and, “You will be alright.” We place our …

If​ ​you​ ​cannot​ ​understand​ ​the​ ​things​ ​you​ ​are​ ​about​ ​to​ ​see​, ​then​ ​I​ ​only​ ​ask​ ​that​ ​you​ ​do​ ​not judge​ ​me​ ​or​ ​anyone​ ​else​ ​who​ ​can​ ​connect​ ​with​ ​this​ ​blog. There​ ​is​ ​far​ ​too​ ​much​ ​bigotry​ ​and close-mindedness​ ​in​ ​this​ ​world.​

The other day, during a class discussion in my Middle Grades Literature class, I found myself disagreeing with many of my peers on a particular issue. We were discussing a character in the novel we are reading whom, despite her outward sense of purity and innocence, lacked in both confidence…

Today I want to share a lesson with my audience that I myself am still learning.

Before I enrolled last fall to become a Redbird at Illinois State University, I was attending a community college. After deciding to move on to a four-year college, many people would say things to me such as, “Why would you give up such cheap tuition to go to a university?” or, “People typic…

1. Despite enjoying the nice weather, I have managed to develop several blisters on my feet from walking around campus.

“Dear little sister” is how I wanted to begin this entry. However, as I have learned over the years, that term is quite inaccurate for many reasons. Not only are you a few inches taller, you are without a doubt, a bigger person. You have a more accepting and compassionate heart than most I h…

Hi, my name is Dino. I'm Sierra’s dog. I know what you are thinking, where did Sierra go? Well, while she is away on business, I am taking over her blog! I am no expert in writing, but I will do my very best. A lot of people do not know this, but beagles can be very talented. Yesterday, I wa…

Aside from our declining environment due to the inevitable effects of climate change, I think we can all confirm that it is, in fact, summer. And you know what that entails: bonfires, beaches and spontaneous adventures with friends before the air turns brisk and all, including the leaves, be…

On a typical afternoon, rather than enjoying the nice weather or engaging in conversation with my loved ones, I sometimes prefer to ponder alone toward a blank wall regarding everything wrong with the world. Issues that I have no control over and will achieve absolutely nothing by simply ack…

Cooking and baking at home is the simplest and most cost-efficient method of leading a healthier lifestyle in the kitchen. No matter your culture, indulging in various meals and desserts is unavoidable -- as it SHOULD be.

I personally have never desired to be a teacher. Working with children is something I have always loved, however I can simply not imagine myself in a classroom for the entirety of my adult life.

The other night, my mother shared something with me I have yet to stop thinking about. As young women who both take pride in our bodies, my mother and I often find ourselves discussing health and fitness. This conversation was no different. However, in many ways, it was entirely.

I hope you have been enjoying your first few weeks of summer vacation and have found time to reflect on completing yet another school year. Whether you finished with a diploma in hand or are just beginning to venture the four walls of your school or university, you have something to be proud of.

Each story has a beginning, a middle and an end. Endings are for goodbye, for closing statements and ultimatums, but I refuse to close this book. I refuse to turn to the final page because I know that once I am finished, I am no longer able to indulge in the satisfaction I felt when I first …

Last summer, I spent most of my time with The Jesse White Tumbling Team, an entertainment, gymnastics team in Chicago that was founded by Secretary of State, Jesse White. Becoming a member of this team was one of my biggest dreams. There were a number of shows I had during the summer where I…

As finals week is quickly approaching us, we are all cramming for our exams and anxiously anticipating the results that will soon follow. I think we can all relate to being enrolled in that one course, where we sit in that dreaded lecture hall, and die a little bit inside each and every day.…

This is a time when we do not feel like doing any more assignments, taking tests or writing papers. The semester is coming to an end, but the reality is that we are still students that have to take care of our responsibilities. I am guilty of procrastinating and slacking on my work. It is al…

In our everyday life’s we have many responsibilities to attain or fulfill. Personally, I often find it difficult to balance everything into my daily routine without the occasional freak-out. Presentations, exams, homework, oh my! It can be scary to try and manage our many, many obligations. …

8 months, 243 days, 34 weeks, 5,832 hours, 349,920 minutes and 20, 995,200 seconds ago I stepped onto the Illinois State University campus for the very first time as a student. I was eager to start new while simultaneously terrified; as I would be leaving behind the home and friendships that…

I grew up in a generation where everyone seemed to be detached from reality. We are called the millennials. (people under 30) If you take a look around whether you are in class, or at the mall, most of us will be on our phones. I’m guilty of this because my phone is a major distraction. Have…

I have heard many people say this term, “its funny how life works out.” I would like to share a piece of my life with you. When I was a baby, my mother was not mentally stable to take care of me. Her name is Celeste and she has three children, my sister Leslie, my brother Carl and me. One da…

One of my goals for 2017 was to maintain a healthier diet. I planned to stop eating too much junk food and add fruits and vegetables as part of my daily consumption. This sounds like a great idea, however I realized that this was the biggest joke of my life. Before I started writing this blo…

Like any ambitious and driven individual, I have a lot of goals and dreams I wish to attain before I leave this earth. I have always been critical of myself when it comes to my intelligence and performance level in school, therefore; as someone who will never be valedictorian, or the girl wh…

It’s all the rage, people! Skincare, health and wellness practices, beauty products and so much more. The idea of keeping up to date with the latest and greatest products in the skincare and beauty industry is what everyone is talking about. Nonetheless, as a college student on a budget, I a…

Science is a subject I have been questioning since I was a child. The world we live in is so complex it’s impossible to fully understand. I have been told that there are millions of galaxies other than the Milky Way and I can’t even fathom this concept because the universe is so big. I was t…

Have you ever heard the phrase “the struggle is real?” That in a nut shell sums up my life last week. I was stressed out because I had so much to do, but I was running out of time. I felt like life didn’t like me at the moment. I am currently taking several Communication classes because I wa…

Many students are either stressed during midterms or so excited to get their vacation spot that they find it hard to focus and push through that week. There are some ways that can help them make it to Friday.

The clock reads 11:59pm on your seventeenth birthday as you eagerly pace back and forth across the kitchen floor. As the hands of the charcoal colored grandfather clock tick closer and closer to reaching midnight, echoing loudly with each stroke, your heart begins to race uncontrollably. Thi…

A lot of people are too caught up in the things they have. This has become something so prevalent here in the United States over the past 15 years. Material culture is growing rapidly and we are warped to believe this is the only way to live. But this gets stressful. A lot of our stress stem…

It’s about that time again; mid terms, overwhelming assignments and nothing but stress. As a college student, I realize that stress will be a part of my academic life, but I do not let it consume me. We are in an environment where we have to retain multiple sources of information and be able…

You always hear people telling you to calm down, that you are overthinking, or that you are being irrational, but you can’t help yourself and what you are feeling. Trust me, I go through that everyday. I was diagnosed with social anxiety this past summer and it is as real of a thing as thing…

Our whole lives we’ve been told that when you work hard, you will become successful. The question we need to ask is, “What does success really look like?” When I was in high school, my cheerleading coach Kimberly Williams, also known as coach Kim, taught me a valuable lesson. She said everyo…

If you have been an avid reader of my blogs, you know by now that most of the content I release is positive and or uplifting in the sense of individual growth and happiness. I like to discuss real issues and struggles in hopes that even one person may take away some piece of mind from these …

You heard right. Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.) is coming to an end, and that means it is time to get our moods lifted. S.A.D. is a very real thing for lots of people. As the winter months arrive, we start to become more depressed and tired.

Today I would like to reiterate a sign that I saw while riding my bike on campus, “You Are Beautiful.” This sign is located right next to the CVA. I bet most people pass it, not even taking the time to read it. Go take a look at it if you haven’t — it’ll make you smile and it's true. Some da…

In life, there is nothing more motivating than the limitless opportunities to better oneself. I often find great comfort in knowing that I can always set new goals for myself and improve upon both my character and my abilities whether they be physical or mental. However, today I do not want …

Stress, anxiety, and exhaustion are common feelings among college students. Constant deadlines and never ending responsibilities can make us feel like we are losing our sanity. Here are some tips for relaxation and increased wellbeing.

Over this past winter break, I went to a Wednesday service at Salem Baptist Church of Chicago. The pastor, Rev. James Meets was preaching about our calling in life. He mentioned that there are a lot of people in the world that wake up every morning, but do nothing with their lives. He added …

In life, we often take things for granted. We become so complacent with the familiarity of our surroundings that we forget just how blessed and fortunate we truly are. We forget to say “please” and “thank you;” we lose our compassion. Our busy lives tend to dictate our time and sometimes ove…

What’s up everyone? None of you all know me yet, but this will change soon. My name is Johnny Beckworth and I am a junior mass media major here at Illinois State University. I am currently interning this semester as a copy editor at The Vidette and I am happy to share with you all that I wil…

Well hey there, my name is Kendall Haeffele and I am going to be blogging every Friday for you all. I am a recent transfer student from the University of Illinois and I am excited for my time here at Illinois State.

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“We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone.” –Orson Welles

As a college student, there are constantly so many things that we juggle on our plate. Things like actually waking up and going to class, going to work, managing a social life, eating, sleeping, doing homework and studying. I have always struggled with time management. I find that I would ra…

The Law of Attraction is a popular concept. It suggests that whatever we give energy to the most whether it be negative or positive, we begin to invite those things into our lives. This concept is the idea that you are in control of your life. Did you know you are a powerful human being? Yes…

Welcome back fellow Redbirds! I hope you enjoyed your Winter Break and were able to recoup, relax and appreciate your highly anticipated vacation from Illinois State. Whether you were a productive member of society who spent their break working and taking an online course through the univers…

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Tomorrow is the first Friday of the new semester. Most people know what they are going to do on Friday night, but I am here to give some recommendations on what to do in the middle of the day, more specifically around 11 am. After extensive research I have compiled the perfect guide for your…

Ah, here we are again with another syllabus week. I have been a complete couch potato during our winter break and the idea of getting back to hitting the books seems like a challenge. The famous syllabus week is known for extending winter break at least one more week while the teachers just …

At the beginning of the school year here at Illinois State University everyone on my dormitory’s floor was asked to write a letter to themselves to be returned at the end of the semester. These letters could consist of any thoughts we were having regarding academics, family, friends or virtu…

As we begin December, most students are finishing up their first semester of classes and soon approaching finals. Finals week will be full of nervous anticipation for grades and excitement for the long awaited holiday break that follows. For many of us, we have been on an uphill battle since…

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You’ve decided that your bleached band T-shirt is totally last season and plan to toss it, whether that means bringing it to your local Good Will, selling it or by quite literally trashing it. Have you ever thought about what happens next? Where does the shirt really go? The destiny of your …

In our day to day lives, there are few people out there that we know we can count out through thick and thin. We are constantly meeting other people and learning who we can trust, who we connect with and most importantly, whom we can consider a friend. Once that connection is made, it never …

I feel like us woman are always trying to find a new way to take care of our hair. There are many beauty hacks out there, but how can we trust which ones are right or wrong? As a hairstylist I have come across these hacks and I am here to tell you if they are actually helpful or not. Here ar…

As we breeze through the first few weeks of November, the holiday season is soon approaching us. Not only do my roommate and I already have a countdown till Christmas on our dry erase board, I have consistently been listening to holiday music on my way to class and while working out at the r…

I know its only early November, but who isn’t already thinking about the most wonderful time of the year? Whether or not I want to admit it, I cannot keep my mind off of how close Christmas is! Yes, I might be a Christmas fanatic, but come on, we all know it’s the best time of the year! Spen…

Contrary to popular belief, it does not need to be 12:00am on New Year’s Eve for you to want to become a more confident, happier version of yourself. Making positive changes or improvements in your life is a year round process, in fact, it is a life-long dedication. Although there can be sho…

 We all know far too well that eating a healthy home-cooked meal every night is nearly impossible in college.  Near campus we have all the great (but not so great for you) food places like chipotle, b dubs, potbelly’s, etc.  Eating out almost every night can become deadly, and not to mention…

Is washing your hair every day necessary? Most of us ladies wash our hair on a daily basis. As a hairstylist, I have heard both opinions about this. Some can go anywhere from 3-5 days without washing their hair because it does not get greasy very quickly. Other girls say they have to wash th…

 I have always had oily skin. Always. It is something about myself that has always bothered me. I can barely make it 4 hours into the day without makeup sliding off my face and am constantly worried about looking greasy. I often joke to my friends you could fry a chicken on my face but I’m s…

Transitioning from having your parents make all the executive decisions in your world to being the ruler of your own life, including everything that goes both right and wrong in it, can be extremely terrifying and stressful. On Tuesday of this week, my phone of two years totally pooped out o…

Whether we would like to admit it or not, Halloween is just around the corner. Crazy to think October is almost over if you ask me! I know most of you are beyond excited to spend the weekend going out with friends, dressing up as someone/something you’ve always wanted to be and deleting all …

Hi, my name is Sierra Hobson and I have a confession to make- I am homesick. I have been enrolled at Illinois State University for about nine weeks now, and I have never been more terrified in my life to be away from the comfort of my friends, family, and the familiar lifestyle of my home to…

As winter approaches us, we are saying goodbye to the warm, moist, summer air and hello to the bitter, cold, dry winter air. As a licensed cosmetologist, I am always finding organic, at home remedies to keep my hair healthy and moisturized. I prefer to stay on the organic side because there …

 Influenza is a disease that can lead to hospitalization and even death. Ever year the flu is different and it affects everyone differently. As we know, illnesses spread very quickly on a college campus and it is important to be prepared. I have put together a few tips to stay healthy this f…

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As we are finally entering the heart of one of the best seasons there is, aka fall, it’s about time we get fully embrace all it has to offer. Whether that be by creating DIY fall decorations or crafts, creative Halloween costumes, getting some fall style inspiration or trying out some season…

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic Violence according to the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence is defined as a “pattern of abusive behaviors-including physical, sexual and psychological attacks as well as economic coercion-used by one intimate partner against …

It’s tough having wanderlust.  I can’t stop searching and dreaming up places to go next.  However, with this I constantly find myself saying “Oh I’d love to go there” to every place I stumble upon.  Whenever it comes down to actually planning a trip my mind is overwhelmed at all of the endle…

Many of us fail to make the direct connection between what we consume and our health and wellbeing. The foods you eat have an immense influence on the condition of your entire being both inside and out, including your physical appearance, energy levels, and mood. The longer we fail to make t…

We are officially 4 and a half weeks through the semester and I would bet that most of you are feeling the effects of it like I am. We are feeling the pressure of our classes and obligatory events from our various RSOs and other commitments. It never feels like there are enough hours in the …

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Sometimes having the travel bug can be a real pain.  Traveling to big cities and immersing into new cultures is amazing until you’re back to the basics of your small town and reality sinks in.  Finding inspiration wherever you are is essential to keeping your passions alive. Fashion student …

We are almost 3 weeks into the semester which is right about the time that schoolwork begins to pile up and life gets crazier. We are on the go most of the time and have less time for ourselves because of our busy schedules. For most of us, this usually means less time spent on our basic nee…

About a month before the fall semester started, Dick's sporting goods relocated to the next town over, leaving Normal and headed to Bloomington Illinois. The new store is much larger overall, bigger isles, additional clothes, added departments, and including other little playful rooms for te…

“If you have nothing nice to say, don’t say it at all.” We’ve heard the phrase since we were eight years old, but have you ever considered the importance behind this message? I do not think we often realize the power kind people have on those they interact with. Power to turn someone’s day a…

As a senior, I can say that I have driven down Main Street into Bloomington many, many times throughout college. I have seen the sign for Mugsy’s Pub countless times as well, but it never looked inviting or somewhere I would ever try.

The past few weeks have seemed a little brighter around here—and it’s not just because the sun has finally started shining. There have been two major celebrations, St. Patrick’s Day and the centennial anniversary of the 1916 Irish Rising.

As the end of the year nears, stress levels are at their highest point. I do not know about you, but I am the person who obsessively plans out every little thing that needs to be crossed off my to-do list for the next three weeks. I’ve done this since high school, and in college this obsessi…

Being kind is the most impactful and easiest way to be a great person. Sometimes I think that we can get so caught up in competition to raise thousands of dollars or to put on the biggest philanthropic event to raise the most awareness, because we think that that is the best way to be great.…

  “... They push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the people who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do." – Steve Jobs

Balancing time in college can be tough. Many students find themselves so busy they do not have time for a job, and those who do have jobs sometimes find they are constantly living paycheck to paycheck. Life as a poor college kid becomes… interesting to say the least. If you’re living this li…

In the perfect world, I would be able to travel to fabulous places every weekend of my semester, staying in five-star hotels and dining in the best restaurants. Unfortunately in this one, my savings from a string of teenage jobs have forced me to be a little more careful with my money. While…

College is more than just studying for tests and working to get good grades. Over the past three years, I have realized what we do in the classroom may not always be the most important stuff we do while we are here. Here are the three things I find most important to do for others and for our…

If there is one thing that is keeping Redbirds motivated the next couple of full days of school, it is spring break. Students in the classrooms, library cubicles and dorms are daydreaming of the sun-soaked filled adventures that lie ahead. Taking your midterm exams is obviously on the top of…

As graduation approaches, I have been consciously making an effort to experience the parts of living in Bloomington-Normal that I have either put off or never got around to. Eating at DESTIHL was something I always said I would do, but just never ended up trying.I have always heard really go…

Loosely defined, a ‘Bucket List’ is a list of things that a person wants to do or achieve before they die.  While the more introspective among us may have already started working on their personal, lifetime Bucket List, it is probably safe to say that the task is generally reserved for the 4…

If there’s one thing that I want everyone to know about me, it’s how to spell my first name correctly. I could write a whole blog about the different spellings and reactions I get, but all you need to know for this one is that it is very Irish.

Even though studying is the last thing I want to be doing during my semester  abroad, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about my classes this past week.

I was at Magic Kingdom in Disney World a couple weeks ago going through the line for the Seven Dwarfs roller coaster when I noticed this little girl in front of me. As you walk up the line, there are all these shiny, exciting exhibits to play with, created to keep kids distracted while they …

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The two biggest chain Tex-Mex restaurants in Bloomington-Normal are Chipotle and Moe’s. We’re here to help you decide which is the best restaurant for you. Aaron has taken the side of Moe’s, and Nicole is team Chipotle. Let the debate begin.

It’s Thursday night and you don’t feel like going out to a party or the bars, but you also don’t want to stay in and watch Netflix, and you most definitely do not want to study any longer… so what do you do? If you are like any of my friends and I, you pick the next option… going out to eat.

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Well, my fellow seniors, the countdown has begun. Whether you have after-graduation plans lined up or not, only a few more months until you’re free from the classroom forever (unless of course you’re attending graduate school or becoming a teacher, in which case, I apologize).

It’s that time of the year when most of us are frantically trying to make last-minute plans for spring break. Maybe your ideal spring break involves a margarita in your hand while basking on the beach or perhaps it is a road trip with your best friends to a ski lodge in Colorado. But whateve…

Hello Vidette readers! My name is Brigid Ackerman and I’m a sophomore student in the English:  Publishing Studies program at Illinois State University. This semester, however, I’m studying abroad at the University of Limerick in Ireland. Limerick is a town of about 60,000 people in the south…

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“Take time to do what makes your soul happy” ~Unknown. To me, there is no better New Years resolution than this one. Something I will never be able to understand are the people who continue to do something that is making them unhappy, just because they think they need it in their life. Our g…