college dorms

When your living situation becomes a living nightmare.
Sophomore slump. Even the phrase sounds wet and flat. Still, you are a sophomore now. You vow to memorialize it in some dignified
Home & Living
A lot go boho-inspired rooms go heavy on the color, but for this little dorm space, I swapped out rich hues and tones for
Post 50
A mom who saved all her daughter's old t-shirts put them to good use.
In a traditional residential system, that effort is seldom deliberate. It's very transitory. Maybe somebody knows your name, maybe they don't. Students move in and move out. We learned that we needed to do more.
It's not unusual for students to get sent to living in dorm alternatives like hotels, rival schools or even a waterpark.
New York
As there is no end in sight for the migration of young professionals to New York, it would seem as if communal living spaces--and companies--have just begun. While their progression may lead in different directions, the demand will certainly be calling.
The political and philosophical conversation of young people comparing values and ideals seems to be a vital part to becoming not only a well-versed academic, but also an informed, decision making adult. Yet it seems that most of my peers have no interest in ever engaging in one of these conversations.
Black Voices
In his debut feature film, writer/director Justin Simien's perceptive observances take no prisoners.
5. Pinwheel of Fortune Duvet Dover/Sham Set, $39.99 from Dormify. Lighting: Sometimes its nice to have a soft light to turn
Mattress toppers are incredibly common in dorms around the country ,and it appears that most contain flame retardants that seep out and become part of our children's toxic body burden.
Post 50
With high school graduation behind us, we are turning our focus to the day we will drop our youngest kids off at their freshmen dorms. Though we prefer to stick our heads in the sand and ignore the inevitable, it is time to get them ready for the tiny living spaces that will be their homes away from home.
Home & Living
We asked real college kids which items are necessary -- and so often forgotten -- when heading to campus.