Do It For You

I once spoke to a friend, a college graduate of some years with a promising career, about my own plans after graduation. When I said that I intended to go for a doctorate straight after…

Bus Ride Thoughts

What is lacking from my never ceasing college career are the moments of clarity: to think, to process, to keep and let go. And even though it's difficult to wake up early and coming home…

Stress Management

A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they'd be asked the "half empty or half full" question. Instead, with a…

Good Moods Boost Better Goods

It’s that time of year where everyone needs to buckle down and realize what’s important in life. It’s a time where priorities often clash between what you really want to do versus what you really…

Never Stop Learning

As a computer science major, it is especially important to me that I balance out my time with non-technical activities such as writing for the Vector, singing in a choir, or staying fit through Zumba…