Author: Sruthi Tenkayala (Sruthi Tenkayala)

Winter fashion tips

Winter fashion tips

    I’m not sure what it is about winter, but something about the cold seems to destroy the motivation to do anything. You just want to wrap yourself in warm blankets and stay in your comfy oversized sweats all day. But here’s the thing: you can look fashionable and stay warm without too much...

Spice up your hot chocolate with these international recipes

Spice up your hot chocolate with these international recipes

    A simple hot chocolate recipe can be made by adding chocolate to steaming milk, flavored with vanilla extract and sugar. If you want to get creative, try different types of chocolate and use a couple whole spices. Hot chocolate has been made in many different ways around the world, some simpler than others....

Student Spotlight: Brody Beaver

Student Spotlight: Brody Beaver

  “I aspire to be a pilot for the Air Force. I enlisted in the Ohio Air National Guard when I was 17,” said Brody Beaver, a mass communications student with a love for aviation. “My parents had to sign a waiver allowing me to enlist before I was 18.” Everything Beaver has worked towards...

Bubble tea food truck coming to Dayton

Bubble tea food truck coming to Dayton

On Oct. 4 at Levitt Pavilion, Dayton’s very first bubble tea food truck was launched. The school bus converted food truck is known as Billie Gold Bubble Tea, owned by Nicole Cornett. Along with her husband Britton Asbury, she runs Cloak & Dagger Tattoo Studio in Dayton and Salon Lofts in Kettering. “We tried to...

Five DIY winter decoration ideas

Five DIY winter decoration ideas

You don’t have to be an expert craftsperson to make your house look pretty. However, sometimes those pretty decorations are way too expensive. Who wants to pay so much just for a festive wreath? All you need to do is get a little creative. Here are a few ideas to get you started: LATEST: Tips...

Ten hacks for traveling

Ten hacks for traveling

Whether it’s your first time traveling or not, a couple of travel hacks never hurt anybody. Some of these hacks are so simple, you’ll wonder why you never thought of them before. Here are 10 handy tricks to make your upcoming trip a piece of cake: Bring an empty bottle Save yourself $4 and fill...

Netflix Review: The Princess Switch

Netflix Review: The Princess Switch

Disclaimer: I am not one for cheesy Christmas movies, so if this review seems a tad more sardonic than it needs to be, take it with a pinch of salt. Released by Netflix on Nov. 16, The Princess Switch is a Christmas rom-com starring Vanessa Hudgens. She plays both Lady Margaret, a duchess who doesn’t...

App Review: HQ Trivia

App Review: HQ Trivia

  Trivia and puzzle fans, this one’s for you! Colin Kroll and Rus Yusupov, founders of Vine, are back with yet another viral app called HQ Trivia. Over half a million people log in to play against each other. Officially launched in August in the United States, this game show app will suck you into...

Netflix Review: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Netflix Review: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

  For those who followed the 1996 Sabrina the Teenage Witch sitcom or comics, you are familiar with the clumsy but good-hearted witch-human. Along with her cat Salem and mortal boyfriend Harvey, Sabrina Spellman became a well-known character amongst the general public. The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, however, is a darker take on the light-hearted...