Islam on Campus is a religious organization at the University of Florida that is dedicated to providing a safe space for Muslim students to practice their beliefs and establish a community. This club focuses on the social and educational aspects of the religion. They hold various events that are fun and informative for both members … More Creating a Community Within a Muslim Minority
The University of Florida campus and the surrounding Gainesville area does not lack Christian ministries. There is a multitude of Christian organizations for students at UF and Santa Fe to get involved with, and one example of these many ministries is the UF Navigators. The UF Navigators are an interdenominational Christian campus ministry that began at … More Navigating for Christ
Growing up, I did not like where I lived. I’m from Naples, FL, which is a tourist town that doubles as a retirement home. In addition to the large elderly population, “snowbirds” – the old people who still live up north, but travel south for the winter months – start rolling in around November to … More How to Love Your Hometown
Fall 2016. For so many, the combination of those two concepts – Fall and 2016 – means the start of a new semester, a new year, a new period of life. Thousands of students are unpacking their lives, once again, into a much-too-small bedroom that will be their only space of quiet for the next … More New Semester, New Me?
I am currently hurling down the highway in the back of my dad’s silver SUV, looking back on the past year of my life. I can’t quite put into words how I feel about my first year in college. Recently, I was asked if college was what I expected it to be, and I realized that I … More College (part 1)
Hello! This is the first post I have published on this site for a long time. We’re talking almost a year since I’ve last posted! This extended period of silence is due to the simple fact that I recently went through a huge life change; that change being college. I moved out of the home I’ve lived … More Total Revamp of A Piece of Positivity
Ending your last year in high school is incredibly exciting! Unfortunately, there is just one little issue: Senioritis is real and after you’re accepted to college this disease of laziness really hits hard. In my brain, to have Senioritis means you have lost all motivation toward your school work, studying and exams. You no … More 5 Signs You Have "Senioritis"
Today is one of my very good friend’s birthday and she loves chocolate – I mean, who doesn’t? Therefore, I decided this would be a perfect opportunity to bring you another recipe! These chocolate chip cookies are AMAZING. They are literally flat brownies! They have just enough of that soft center and a perfect outer crisp. … More Brownie Cookies
Music is awesome. It helps me to relax, get pumped up, focus and wind-down. My music is with me in the shower and in the car; and it’s on while I do homework, write blog posts and scroll through Pinterest. I always love finding new songs and artists to listen to. So I thought I’d share … More Current Music Favorites
After what seemed like ages, Easter finally arrived this past weekend and I couldn’t have been more excited. This year, for the duration of Lent, I gave up sweets, junk food and fried food. Now, you might ask, “Why on Earth would you do such a thing?” My response is: Because I got really bad … More Back From the Dead – Wait, I Meant Lent