Author: Nevin Bernet

The price of fiction: Unpacking the effects of media on our lives

I just want to live my life like I’m the protagonist of a movie: confident, handsome and effortlessly successful. Don’t we all though? Wouldn’t everyone like to live the glamorous,…

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The pitfalls of pot: Reconciling time management with marijuana use

I’m from Southern California, where it’s always sunny, grass doesn’t grow and pot is plentiful. I find that it’s often more socially acceptable to smoke a joint than a cigarette,…

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Confronting nepotism: Why it is okay to have favorites

I, along with college students nationwide, am in the process of finding work for the coming summer. I’ve noticed that my process for getting job offers is not entirely composed…

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The importance of looking up: Why we need to start stepping away from our cellphones

The days are getting shorter, the weather is getting colder and yet every day we still must take strolls across campus on a regular basis. I have come to really…

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The importance of nature: why students should get outside more

I wake up to the sound of birds conversing in the trees outside my window. They chirp and flit from one branch to the next, darting through the crisp morning…

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