• Grapevine_RS

    5 RHL Sale Items with Great Value

    Winter is the best time to restock on your bedding basics and replace your linens. Post move-in rush, the winter months are the best time to snag deals on your favorite items that were marked down from the fall. Depending on what you're looking for, you can find a variety of items from decor, … Read More...

  • SILVER-TRUNK-LIFESTYLE(1)

    Maximizing Space in Your Residence Hall Room

    Let's face it, residence hall rooms aren't exactly the roomiest of places. It's often difficult to cram all of  your necessities into one room that is shared with another person. Thankfully, there are storage options that utilize unused space to make extra room for you! Now that the weather is … Read More...

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    To Coordinate or Not To Coordinate?

    Dorm décor is paramount to every college girl’s dorm life. We want our rooms to be beautiful and put together and coordinated. We sleep well at night knowing our room is cozy and peaceful. This is a wonderfully easy thing to do on our own, but what about my roommate? Should I talk to her first? … Read More...

  • packing

    How to Pack and Move Efficiently

    Let’s face it- packing for anything is hard! It’s especially hard when you’re trying to sort through your entire life’s worth of junk and think months in advance about what you might need at school. Many students get overwhelmed with the task of packing for college because it is a big … Read More...

  • thegospelcoalition.org

    Fight the Freshman Fifteen

    You've heard horror stories, but you've also seen friends successfully avoid it- how can you avoid it too? The freshman fifteen refers to the fifteen pounds put on by college students around the country when they go off to schools where eating is a social activity and the school buffets are never … Read More...

Jan
26

5 RHL Sale Items with Great Value

Grapevine_RS

Winter is the best time to restock on your bedding basics and replace your linens. Post move-in rush, the winter months are the best time to snag deals on your favorite items that were marked down from the fall. Depending on what you're looking for, you can find a variety of items from decor, linens, and bath and shower items at over 10% off. Here are the top 5 sale RHL items you need in your life, right now: 1) 300 Thread Count Sheets: You can never have too many, and they serve as the … [Read more...]

Jan
20

Maximizing Space in Your Residence Hall Room

SILVER-TRUNK-LIFESTYLE(1)

Let's face it, residence hall rooms aren't exactly the roomiest of places. It's often difficult to cram all of  your necessities into one room that is shared with another person. Thankfully, there are storage options that utilize unused space to make extra room for you! Now that the weather is colder and snow is falling, the time has come to pull out heavier blankets and clothing and store away the more lightweight stuff. Taking advantage of extra space under your bed or in the closet is a … [Read more...]

Jun
05

To Coordinate or Not To Coordinate?

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Dorm décor is paramount to every college girl’s dorm life. We want our rooms to be beautiful and put together and coordinated. We sleep well at night knowing our room is cozy and peaceful. This is a wonderfully easy thing to do on our own, but what about my roommate? Should I talk to her first? Don’t worry- as far as coordinating dorm room décor goes, stress does not need to be involved. Some people really like to coordinate everything down to the color scheme, which is completely fine, … [Read more...]

Jun
05

How to Pack and Move Efficiently

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Let’s face it- packing for anything is hard! It’s especially hard when you’re trying to sort through your entire life’s worth of junk and think months in advance about what you might need at school. Many students get overwhelmed with the task of packing for college because it is a big job, but when broken down, can be done with minimal stress. Start with a packing list. There are hundreds to choose from on the internet, and they will include EVERYTHING. Begin with looking over … [Read more...]

Jun
05

Fight the Freshman Fifteen

thegospelcoalition.org

You've heard horror stories, but you've also seen friends successfully avoid it- how can you avoid it too? The freshman fifteen refers to the fifteen pounds put on by college students around the country when they go off to schools where eating is a social activity and the school buffets are never far away.  Stress, little sleep, carb-based meals, lower levels of exercise and sugary beverage consumption are all factors that play a role in college students’ weight gain. Once these issues are … [Read more...]

Jun
05

Space Saving Techniques

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Sharing a room in college is tough! Among the many things that make it a challenge is SPACE. You had your entire life into a two door closet, a six drawer dresser, a nightstand, and a bookshelf at home, and now you can only fit a portion of your life into your small and shared dorm room. Some space saving techniques are just what you need to organize and create space out of thin air. A trick that will give you tons of floor space is to put your bed on blocks or even loft it. On blocks, you … [Read more...]

Jun
05

Campus Safety

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You know the basics, use the buddy system, lock your doors, look both ways when crossing the street, and don’t talk to strangers, but college presents the need for a whole new level of safety awareness. As you are becoming familiar with your campus, take note of a few things concerning safety. Notice if there are any places that have dim or no lighting when walking around campus. These are places you want to be cautious of when walking alone or travelling at night. Many schools have … [Read more...]