Building a Better You in 2022

The new year is here, and many of us seek to improve ourselves with hopes and goals for the coming year. Whether it is to build your strength and endurance, keep organized, ace all your spring classes, or any other goal you want to crush this new year, here are some tips to help you create a better you in 2022.

Family Bonding @ Gold Rush

If you’re on the hunt for things to do for Family Weekend (November 5-7), gather your loved ones and head on down to the Sun Devil Stadium for an ASU football game! This year, the game will be on Saturday, November 6th against our rival, the University of Southern California. Looking for other fun activities to do with your family and fellow Sun Devils that Saturday? We’ve got you covered! The SDFC is putting on its annual Gold Rush obstacle course at 8 AM!

What's On? For the Action Junkie

If you’re on the hunt for an adrenaline rush, check out these Netflix recommendations that will get your heart pumping.

  • Ip Man (2008)

Devils in Depth: Kathleen Harrison

Kathleen Harrison is a junior at the Polytechnic campus going for their Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry with a certificate in Sustainable Food Systems.  In addition to attending classes, Kathleen also works as a mortician.

Kathleen was seeking full-time employment after their departure from the military when they stumbled across a position as a removal technician for National Funeral Home in Falls Church, Virginia.  Essentially, removal technicians are “those who retrieve deceased people.” 

Devils in Depth: Renuka Vemuri

Meet rising junior Renuka Vemuri, the newly elected president of the Undergraduate Student Government Downtown (USGD) and driven ASU student. As a Medical Studies major (she’s also pursuing a minor in Nutrition & Healthy Living), Renuka is following her dream in pursuing a career in healthcare.

Devils in Depth: Amanda Mae Dielman

Amanda Mae Dielman has overcome the incredible challenge of moving across the country and starting college in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic in order to pursue her passion for interior design and make Arizona her new home.

Coping with Anxiety

College can be anxiety-inducing even under normal circumstances. As we navigate the continuing impacts of the pandemic and begin the gradual transition back to campus, it remains incredibly important to take care of our mental health and emotional wellbeing. Here are some helpful strategies to manage stress and cope with anxiety. 

In the Moment

Exciting New Marvel Movies on the Rise

Marvel Studios announced release dates for its next 10 movies, with dates ranging from later this year all the way to 2023. Many fan-favorites appear among the list, including Black Panther, Spider-Man, and more!

Several of the film, Including “Black Widow” and “Eternals” were set to come out much earlier, but their release dates were delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Devils in Depth: Samantha Ferraro

A diligent, trailblazing future businesswoman, Samantha Ferraro is taking ASU by storm with ambitions to jumpstart her own business after graduation and empower women like her not to be afraid of standing out in a male-dominated field. 

Why You Shouldn’t Use Your Phone Before Bed

Up to sixty percent of college students suffer from poor sleep quality. However, this problem has an easy fix! All you need to do is improve your sleep hygiene, which means cultivating better habits in order to get a healthy amount of sleep. One of the worst habits that virtually all college students are guilty of is spending time staring at their cell phones before bed. It may not seem like a big deal, but this habit is actually detrimental to your health and is standing between you and a solid eight hours of sleep.