Imagine spending your summer off the coast of Maine, literally. Sara Holley sailed the coast on a 30-foot pulling boat with 9 peers and no technology... or real showers. Holley reflects on her experience and what she has learned from this opportunity.
Change often helps us discover our strengths and even reveals our identities, like for Jessica Wu when faced with a new environment. Read more of this interview and discover how identity is always evolving and waiting to be found.
UNC Chapel Hil first years examine their initial experiences as they transitioned to a new life in college and reflect on their worries, adjustments, and triumphs of their first semester as new college students.
In a world with quick global connections at our fingertips, is traditional letter writing the answer for deeper emotional relationships? Sitting down and handwriting a letter is a great way to escape stress and become closer with your friend--or whoever your pen pal is!
American culture does us a great disservice by putting college on a pedestal. University is championed as the best time of our lives. So if you don’t feel like you’re having the best time of your life, you begin to wonder if there is something wrong with you. Or worse: what if this is as good as it gets?