One of the main challenges for students during the upcoming fall semester will be cultivating social connections within classes. While study buddies seem crucial when finals roll around, turning classmates into friends can affect one’s mental well-being, especially now.

Although waking up at 6:30 a.m. was predictably difficult, pursuing sustainability and participating on a farm made for a memorable trip.

While a remote internship wasn't a part of my summer plans, I soon realized working from home was a blessing in disguise. Saving money, earning credit, gaining professional experience and bringing my dog to work every day was the best kind of internship I could have.