As a Finance major, a good chunk of my college education revolves around the concept of minimizing cost and maximizing profit -or in other words, getting your money’s worth. So this is a concept I think about quite often, and a lot of times it finds its way into my personal life as well. We all like to get our money’s worth when we spend it, especially being college students, but if you are having a hard time running out of month before running out of money, here are some things you can try to maybe stretch your dollar just a little bit further. Continue reading “Getting Your Money’s Worth: Part I”
Month: October 2016
Senior in Education – English
Hometown: Harrisonville, Missouri
Nickname/Spirit Animal: Polar Bear
If you’ve watched K-State football in recent years, you’ll recognize this name. Travis Britz, one of the top defensive tackles in the Big 12 during his time on the K-State football team (2012-2015) and voted a team captain during his senior year, is undoubtedly a great player; but what’s more, he’s a great person as well. Read on to learn about this awesome guy!
After spending 3.5 years in the best college town in the country (Read about it, it’s true), here are my favorite places in Manhattan, Kansas!
Two summers ago, I took care of a friend’s yard while he was away for a few weeks. Amidst the watering and the mulch laying, I took some photos of gorgeous daylilies and other flowers. These photos have been on my camera ever since and I had totally forgotten about them. Below are some I thought were worth sharing. Continue reading “From The Archive: Flowers”
Since I am graduating in 50 days (Yikes!), I’ve been reflecting on what I will miss about K-State. Here are a few places I will miss. Continue reading “A place I know full well: My 5 favorite spots at K-State”
Palms sweaty? Knees weak? Arms heavy? Well, that is okay, you do not have to know much to start. Being an expert in anything is all about putting in time, making mistakes, and being curious. Today I felt like writing about every time I was super nervous about starting something I have never done before, and how that nervousness is sooner rather than later replaced with confidence. Continue reading “Beginner’s Survival Kit”
On Nov. 8, myself and many other college students will vote in our first presidential election. Here are my 6 reasons that you should vote! Continue reading “6 Reasons to Get Off the Couch and Vote”
Read on to learn some helpful methods for not crying your way through mid-terms.
For a while since I’ve moved back to Manhattan I had not fully understood football or the experience around a football game. I had not grown up watching the sport so I did not know enough about it. Well, having been at K-State for a while now and given how much everyone around town gets excited about the football program here, I could not help but get on the bandwagon -and to be honest, it has been a fun ride. So here are three things I learned being a K-State football fan. Continue reading “Beyond The Football Game”
Senior in Secondary Education – Spanish
Hometown: Shenzhen, China
Favorite Fun Fact: Octopuses have two hearts
Spirit Animal: Cat
Do you think trying new things is scary? This K-State student moved to a different country to go attend college!