May 10, 2017 by kperrin

Hello my lovely readers! Finals week is once again making its way over, so I thought I would share some tips and tricks on how to get through it without feeling like you’ve lost your soul by the end of it.      Check your finals week schedule as soon as you can. Some classes … Read More

May 4, 2017 by kperrin

This semester has definitely been the busiest semester thus far, but I’m hopeful I’m going to make it through just fine. It’s not always easy, and some weeks are harder than others…but when all else fails, I turn to spontaneity to give me the boost I need. Walks with friends are the perfect remedies to … Read More

April 26, 2017 by kperrin

Last weekend, my friends and I spontaneously decided to go to the beach. I think with finals approaching, we all needed to get some fresh air and spend some quality time together. My friends and I first met back when we were freshmen, but over time, we all became so involved with campus life that … Read More

April 20, 2017 by kperrin

Hello, my lovely readers! Considering there’re only five weeks left in the semester, I’m finding myself needing some serious stress relief. Thankfully, I have Netflix—it has so many wonderful shows I can watch to relax and escape from the daily strain of work and school. Now, am I recommending you ignore your responsibilities to binge … Read More

April 13, 2017 by kperrin

This week, Japan Daisuki hosted their biggest event of the semester—their annual Cherry Blossom Festival. I had been working with the club for weeks preparing for the event, and it turned out great! We had music, food, and even some club booths (thanks to the International Student Organization and the Martial Arts Club). But I … Read More

April 6, 2017 by kperrin

Last Saturday, I had the privilege of going with the university’s Office of Multicultural Services and several other students to the Manzanar National Historic Site in Owens Valley, California. Manzanar was one of ten Japanese American internment camps in the country, holding over ten thousand Japanese Americans, families and children, in barracks behind barbed wireds … Read More

March 29, 2017 by kperrin

Hello my lovely readers! I know lately my posts have been more about how to deal with stress or how to give yourself a fresh start, which I think is important because we all feel stressed out or stuck in a rut sometimes—but, every now and then, you have days you go into with little … Read More

March 22, 2017 by kperrin

Welcome back, my lovely readers! Spring break went by so fast, and I’m already looking forward to the next break I get! Even though I worked during the first half of the week, I still got to do some pretty amazing things towards the later half. On Thursday, I went on an easy little hike … Read More

March 15, 2017 by kperrin

Having to work during the first half of Spring Break wasn’t exactly what I would have wished for, but I’m glad I can now enjoy the rest of the week and have a little fun before returning back to my hectic routine. One thing that always helps kickstart a fun day is eating great food! … Read More

March 8, 2017 by kperrin

I’m so excited to finally be able to say that this weekend is the start of a much deserved spring break. Is it just me, or does anyone else feel like it took so long to get to this point? Yet, isn’t it crazy to think we’re already coming up on the halfway mark of … Read More