A Beginner’s Guide to Greening Your Apartment


BY RACHEL WALLACE You don’t have to live on a farm to grow your own food. You can grow a variety of plants even in the most urban setting. And while you may not be able to completely sustain yourself with an apartment garden, the presence of plants in your living space will not only […]

A Journey Into Havasu Canyon

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By Michelle DeVona Cradled deep inside the Grand Canyon there exists a place that far surpasses any image conjured upon mere mention of the park itself. This Shangri-La of the Southwest, otherwise known as Havasu Canyon, is an enchanted oasis that lays within the Havasupai Indian Reservation. Home to the Havasupai tribe, Havasu Canyon is […]

7 Places in New York to Cozy Up with Comfort Food

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By Marina Starkey The people of New York are becoming increasingly conscious about where their food comes from. When we’re talking comfort food, it’s more difficult to find out which sea your fried catfish swam in or what your pulled pork ate for dinner. Several places around the city, however, are cool with being transparent […]

Serengetee Asks You to “Wear the World, Change the World”


WHY WE LOVE SERENGETEE: Serengetee is a brand that appeals to younger crowds by means of bright fabrics, hip designs, and popular products, but its ability to simultaneously encourage these budding humanitarians to be globally minded is what makes it an exemplary business. Aside from offering cool products, Serengetee brings awareness to, and invests in, […]

6 Ways to Save for Your Next Trip


BY RACHEL WALLACE Even the most passionate and adventurous travelers need to finance their trips. While volunteer tourism, study abroad programs, English teaching programs and freelancing provide ways to sustain yourself during your travels, it’s also nice to have a little cushion in your bank account before your journey starts. These strategies will help you […]

7 Food Trends 2015 Will Be Bringing to the Table

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By Chelsea Stuart A peak into this year’s food trends show that the cuisine of 2015 will revolve around savory flavors, innovative grain substitutes, hybrid produce, and proteins via insect. As we wave goodbye to the food fads of 2014, let’s take a deeper look at what this year has to offer. Hybrid Veggies While […]

Daily Mantra for the New Year

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The following poem,”Desiderata” was written in 1927 by American writer Max Ehrmann. The text first became popular after being used in a devotional and after spoken-word recordings in 1971 and 1972. We think it’s perfect for a daily mantra for the New Year… Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may […]