Our Own Road

The American Dream "The American Dream", defined as "the ideal that every US citizen should have an equal opportunity to achieve success and prosperity through hard work, determination, and initiative." As a college student, we're often asked, "what does it mean to be successful?" Today, there seems to be two trajectories for young Americans living …

Harder Ways: How to Buy Your Happiness

read first: Harder Ways: Introduction retail therapy This previous Sunday, as I was watching the Super Bowl amidst 30 screeching fraternity brothers, I came across a Snapchat story from a company called Nifty with the feature title of "33 Affordable Little Products That Will Make You So Much Happier." Reading through the overly-long list of items, …

Harder Ways: The Importance of Time

Read First: Harder Ways: Introduction Each and every human being is born on this planet with a set of attributes to their life that they had no control over. Just as we had no control over our genetics, we also had no control over where we would grow up, the experiences we would have. As random …

Harder Ways: Introduction

The 21st century is a world built on convenience. The simpler and easier something is to do, the more we're sold on it. Take the newest technology revolution: smart homes. With just a spoken phrase or press of a button, your entire house can cater to your every need: changing your house's temperature, dimming your lights, …