Reigniting the Spark

Reigniting the Spark

BY CHRIS GERARDI

It’s hard to think that something you enjoyed doing everyday could become boring and too taxing. Activities that you looked forward to anxiously are instead now demoralizing and frustrating to even think about. Not having the drive, the motivation. It’s scary; and there are many out there who don’t know what they want to do.

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What Mount and Blade: Warband Taught Me About Failure

What Mount and Blade: Warband Taught Me About Failure

BY KEVIN WARD

“Your enemies take you prisoner...”​​​ is a phrase you’ll be hearing a lot if you pick up this game on Microsoft Windows, Android, macOS, Linux, Xbox One or PS4. I did back on release, September 16, 2016 for the Xbox One. It was one hell of an experience due to the time investment that was required to play the game. Steam, a game purchasing client from the Valve Corporation, tracks player time and its shown under each review.

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Cross Stitch 101: Basic History and Tools

Cross Stitch 101: Basic History and Tools

BY SUZANNE KARIOKI

Embroidery is both a calming activity and creative outlet for making stand-alone work or decorating that one pillowcase you found floating around in your closet. If you’re looking to start, cross-stitching is a great place. There are thousands of free patterns online, and most of them only need one basic stitch. If you’ve ever had trouble sticking to a crafting project, cross-stitching is a simple activity that can yield beautiful results.

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Writing: On Calling Yourself a Writer

Writing: On Calling Yourself a Writer

BY SUZANNE KARIOKI

Writing is hard - which isn’t a new statement by any means, and any writer regardless of expertise or experience will readily give you a list of reasons why it sucks. I think the biggest problem with writers, regardless of their experience level, is that they suffer from a lot of self-doubt. I hesitate to call myself one because I feel like it comes with a lot of expectations that I cannot and have not lived up to

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How Organizing My Planner Has Made My Life Easier and Tips to Make Your Own Bullet Journal

How Organizing My Planner Has Made My Life Easier and Tips to Make Your Own Bullet Journal

BY STEFANI MUÑOZ

There’s nothing worse than having that feeling that you’ve forgotten something. If you’ve ever felt this way, you may want to consider creating a bullet journal. It wasn’t until my sophomore year of college that I realized just how unorganized I am. Everything I did was haphazard, unplanned, and unaccounted for.

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How to Survive Your Freshman Year of College

How to Survive Your Freshman Year of College

BY INDIA ANDREWS

Many individuals are nervous for their first year of college, but it’s a fresh start to create a new you because nobody knows anybody. Who you were in high school does not matter in college because it is a whole different environment. One good thing about college is that you get to make new friends, and many say college is where you create lifelong friendships.

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A Look at Some of Boston’s Well Known Areas and their Unique Bakeries

A Look at Some of Boston’s Well Known Areas and their Unique Bakeries

Boston, the boisterous capital that we are all so familiar with, is to some an untapped resource despite its proximity to the surrounding counties of Massachusetts. In hindsight, the short distance may be taken for granted as I would often do. But this past weekend I had the opportunity to spend the day in the city and explore some of its more popular destinations as well as some of the bakeries in the surrounding area.

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