Dealing with the homesick blues

Leaving home to go to school, regardless of how far away it is, can leave one feeling homesick. When the time comes to finally leave...

Sept. 11 survivor realizes true passion in life

At just 33 years old, creative writing graduate student Brian Palagallo has traveled the country, tested the waters of corporate America, witnessed a national...

Ideas to help achieve goals

Sorry to say, but this generation is accustomed to instant gratification. Thanks to iPhones, iTunes and the internet, you don’t have to work very...

Aspiring fashion stylist has deep appreciation for art

Most 23-year-old aspiring fashion stylists would flaunt working on sets with Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Kelly Clarkson and Cirque de Soleil. But humble, graduating...

Finding affordable activities for students on a budget

Question: Dear Life & Style, I have such a hectic schedule during the week, and I really look forward to the weekends. Unfortunately, being a college...

Student posesses unique passion for literature and music

Mary Estrada is looking forward to next year. “By this time next year, I won’t have to take a math class ever again,” Estrada said. On...

Best happy hours in the Valley

Finding a good happy hour in the Valley can be challenging because there are many establishments to choose from. For half-priced food and drinks,...

Financial downfall led to dramatic lifestyle change

Trips from Paris to Brazil and suites at lavish hotels, along with international cuisine and Swedish models, make for a scene resembling an over-the-top...

Living with a party-crazy roommate

For many students, getting to college and moving into the dorms is the first time they have to experience living with another person besides...

Re-discovering passion for hockey

Kamron Javaherpour will be the first one to tell you that he is a computer geek. He has always been fascinated by electronics and how...

How healthy are ‘health’ foods?

When rushing in between classes, we often  grab a snack. Many of us try to stick with the healthy alternative. However, are the ‘healthy’...

Avoiding peer pressure to drink alcohol

Question: Dear Life & Style, I guess I’m not the typical crazy partying college student. I’m not much of a drinker, and I’m constantly...