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“Reading” for Class: How to Get Through those 300 Pages/Week in 2 Hours

In the wake of formal recruitment, it has been a week of very little time and so much work. Of course, this was the ideal week for my professors to decided to add an extra 300 pages of required reading to prepare for class. Over the last couple years of weeks like this, I’ve picked… Continue reading “Reading” for Class: How to Get Through those 300 Pages/Week in 2 Hours

Wellness

Indoor Rock Climbing | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

A few weeks ago, I tried SoulCycle (and hated it) and as I was looking for my next workout, you guys challenged me to try Rock Climbing. This post is part of my ongoing series Do You Even Lift, Ro, where I try different workouts and review them here. I went to Brooklyn Boulders in… Continue reading Indoor Rock Climbing | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

25th Hour

What’s in My Bag: Back to School Edition

T-minus 5 days to school starting and its starting to get real. Although I've been back on campus all week, I'm taking this weekend to get settled into my routine. Since I live so far away from campus, I have to fit an entire day worth of supplies into my bag every day so here… Continue reading What’s in My Bag: Back to School Edition

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7 Questions Every College Student Should Ask Themselves Before the New School Year

September has arrived, and with a school on the quarter system, I'm using my last couple weeks to start getting ready for the new school year! I've found that doing an end of quarter review is really helpful in the process of achieving those goals so before I make the new list, these are the… Continue reading 7 Questions Every College Student Should Ask Themselves Before the New School Year

Wellness

We Tried Bombshell Fitness’s Transformation Workout Plan | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

While I was busy running a marathon, trying SoulCycle, and falling in love with Yoga Sculpt, my friends Arushi and Hannah decided to take on Bombshell Fitness’s Transformation Workout Plan for 12 whole weeks this summer. Optimized to help women get ready for bodybuilding competitions, the Transformation Workout Plan has been featured on Muscle and… Continue reading We Tried Bombshell Fitness’s Transformation Workout Plan | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

Life

Eat Your Way Through Pilsen (Gentrification Free)

Over the last few months I finally got to experience summer in Chicago without snow and dreary weather! And it was incredible! Since I've been working in Pilsen, a neighborhood on Chicago's southwest side, I fell in love with it so here is my guide to the best of Pilsen. From food to culture, Pilsen… Continue reading Eat Your Way Through Pilsen (Gentrification Free)

Life

7 Books to Read Before Summer Ends

With a commute like mine, I’ve been reading about a book a week. From poetry to nonfiction to an office survival guide, I’ve gotten my hands on tons of books this summer. There are only a few weeks left before an endless barrage of Foucault, Rousseau, and Marx take hold of my free time so these… Continue reading 7 Books to Read Before Summer Ends

Wellness

I Tried (and Hated) SoulCycle | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

After running the marathon and trying CorePower Yoga, I decided it was time to try another cult exercise class, SoulCycle. I wanted to do a whole month of classes, and spent the spring saving so I could afford them. I was so excited to try it, so you can imagine my disappointment when I finally… Continue reading I Tried (and Hated) SoulCycle | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

Wellness

Namaste Beaches: My Week at CorePower Yoga | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

After the marathon, I figured it'd be good to spend my exercise time doing something a little less extreme to my body. In my eyes, there really isn't anything that puts less stress on your body than yoga so I decided it was time to give yoga another try. I challenged myself to a week… Continue reading Namaste Beaches: My Week at CorePower Yoga | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

25th Hour

Working Woman: Keep Your Commute from Getting to You

Today, I spent 3 hours on public transportation, trying to get to and from work (don't I sound like an adult?!). The bus was crowded both ways and that summer heat caused some pretty serious BO. This week will be a little worse than normal- thank you, Taste of Chicago- so here is how I… Continue reading Working Woman: Keep Your Commute from Getting to You