Read More Books in 2019: Why Reading for Fun Should Be Your Top Resolution

We’re almost one month into the new year, and that means it’s reached the point of January when New Year’s resolutions are slowly abandoned and forgotten. Rather than letting your good intentions and healthy habits slip away, take a moment to recommit to them. Personally, my resolutions this year include making weekly trips to the recycling center, the usual “drink more water,” and most importantly, to read 19 books in 2019. I believe that setting (and sticking to) a reading goal should be one of your resolutions this year, too. … Continue readingRead More Books in 2019: Why Reading for Fun Should Be Your Top Resolution

Utilizing Resources in Cooper Library

Students have always had an interesting relationship with their college library.  There has been at least one night in the library where students have stayed up all night studying for a grueling exam that will count as 40% of their grade.  Even if some have not stayed up all night in the library before, the students that are in the library are usually drained and can only think about when they are going to get their next drop of coffee to keep themselves going.  Besides being a major study space and conversation area for social butterflies such as myself, the library actually has more helpful resources than students realize.  Here are some (but not all) benefits found in R.M. Cooper Library at Clemson University that will help students thrive in this space. … Continue readingUtilizing Resources in Cooper Library

How Being Involved Enhances the College Experience

College can be daunting, especially as a freshman. You’re moving out of the home you’ve known your entire life, moving away from your family and friends, and starting a new life in a new place. College is a lot different than high school, and the change, even though an exciting one, can be a big adjustment. One of the best ways to jump right in and tackle the adjustment head-on is by getting involved. Whether it be intramural or club sports, a university club or organization, an on-campus internship, or even undergraduate research, involvement allows you to meet other students on campus and explore your passions at the same time. … Continue readingHow Being Involved Enhances the College Experience