DANIELS: Competing for stress
What we are seeking when we talk to our peers about our stress is not comfort or guidance but validation in the knowledge that our workload is more unmanageable than everybody else’s.
DANIELS: Just disconnect
A break from technology provides us with a breath of authenticity, pushing us to be more present and to find value in our immediate surroundings.
DANIELS: A taste of hunger
If I was unable to do reading after half a day of fasting, how are children that go hungry for days on end expected to concentrate in school?
DANIELS: Beat the FOMO
I definitely feel the effects of FOMO, when I get uneasy about missing the most trivial events.
DANIELS: What’s on your plate
After taking a class entitled “The Psychology, Biology and Politics of Food” with Professor Kelly Brownell my freshman year, my approach to food changed.
DANIELS: Our independence
We can have independence at 18 while still relying on our families. We can travel on our own and still call home for advice and to share stories.
DANIELS: Working for validation
As a society, we should continue to recognize the accomplishments of our best scholars while finding a way to celebrate other kinds of success.
DANIELS: Summer Stranded
Emphasis is placed on going on summer abroad programs. But the resources to fund students on these programs are severely limited.