Real Money Advice For College Students at FSU

By Lexie Pitzen | Photo: Sharon Mccutcheon Everyone has their own money-saving advice for college students: make your coffee at home., rent your textbooks, buy off-brand grocery items. But, some advice tends to focus on small savings tips, and rarely addresses how to set up a financial situation for stability post-graduation. Consider these tips and habits to decrease financial stress now and after college. Budgeting … Continue reading Real Money Advice For College Students at FSU

How FSU Students Can Use Handshake to Find a Job

By Lexie Pitzen | Photo: The Florida State University Career Center I quit my first college job on the same day I started it. Struggling to find a job as a freshman at Florida State University, after applying for at least 30 jobs near campus, I finally got a call back from the same chain sandwich shop I worked at back home. The job was … Continue reading How FSU Students Can Use Handshake to Find a Job

FSU First Year College Student Do’s and Don’ts

By Abby Cloud | Photo: Nathan Dumlao Rising freshmen in college: fall semester is almost here and if you were anything like me, I was feeling a little disoriented. Between buying all the necessities needed for a dorm room, setting up your class schedule, and mentally preparing for your first year as a college student, it’s easy to become overwhelmed. Before you make the transition … Continue reading FSU First Year College Student Do’s and Don’ts

A Day in My Small-Town Internship: Behind the Scenes of an FSU Student’s Summer Internship

By Lexie Pitzen | Photo: Nick Morrison Every morning, I spend a peaceful thirty minutes in the sunlit hills and foggy valleys of rural Minnesota. It’s not a trendy millennial meditation retreat or an ecotourist vacation—it’s my drive to work. This summer, living back home with my family, I’m interning at a local newspaper in a small town a county over. Today, I’m the first … Continue reading A Day in My Small-Town Internship: Behind the Scenes of an FSU Student’s Summer Internship

How a Coffee Lover Survived Freshman Year Without a Coffeemaker

By Lexie Pitzen | Photo: Timothy Barlin Before I showed up for orientation at Florida State University, after analyzing the campus map and quoting my Uber ride from the airport, there was a very important question I needed to answer: how do I get my coffee fix in Tallahassee? I love coffee, along with most of the adult population. I love the caffeine high almost … Continue reading How a Coffee Lover Survived Freshman Year Without a Coffeemaker

Discounts College Students Can Get in the Capitol City

By Abby Cloud | Photo: Namaste Yoga The stereotype is true: college students are broke. Between paying for classes, other monthly bills, or just affording bare necessities, it’s hard to keep some money on hand for any fun activities, hobbies, and nights out. So, to make your life a little easier as a college student, here’s a list of some places in Tallahassee that will … Continue reading Discounts College Students Can Get in the Capitol City

5 Things to Learn Over Summer Break When You’re in College

By Lexie Pitzen | Photo: Alyson McPhee Summer isn’t always fun for college students; it’s hard to be away from friends, and without classes and school events to fill time, summer days often feel long and lazy. But slow times during summer break are valuable; they are opportunities to learn and practice things that you simply don’t have time for while class is in session. … Continue reading 5 Things to Learn Over Summer Break When You’re in College

6 Things to Do Alone on Campus at FSU

By Lexie Pitzen | Photo: Florida State University Libraries College is a time to meet new people and try new things, but it also gives students the perfect opportunity to try out new things alone on campus. Check out these 6 things to do alone at FSU. Go for a walk — Wander around campus by yourself to find new routes to class and explore … Continue reading 6 Things to Do Alone on Campus at FSU

FSU Swing Dance Club Offers a Ticket Back to the Jazz Era

By Emily Sanderson | Photo: Byron Stumman Imagine walking into a room full of people swinging it out to famous big band music by Glen Miller and Count Basie, right here in town. If this sounds like your type of scene, you are in luck! Florida State University boasts a thriving Swing Dance Club on campus that offers Swing Nights almost every Friday throughout the … Continue reading FSU Swing Dance Club Offers a Ticket Back to the Jazz Era

5 Extracurricular Opportunities at TCC

By Abby Cloud Moving from your home—whether it’s thirty minutes across town or eight hours across the state—to come to college is a difficult thing to do. You wonder how you’ll make new friends, participate in sports, or join new clubs. If you’re attending Tallahassee Community College during the summer or fall, here are five extracurricular opportunities for you to take advantage of during your … Continue reading 5 Extracurricular Opportunities at TCC