Decadent Desserts Meet Mixed Drinks

Try these dessert-based cocktail recipes at an upcoming gathering Rylie Horrall | Managing Editor The cool thing about cocktails is that they can be made from almost anything — whether that results in a delicious drink is an entirely different story. Listed below are...

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New to the area: Sundew Tattoo

Artist opens local tattoo studio in Monmouth Allison Vanderzanden | Copy Editor On Feb. 9, Sundew Tattoo opened for business off of Main Street in Monmouth. What was previously a veterinary clinic has been divided into two units, one of which is now Phoebe Bordadora’s...

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Thrifting Tips and Tricks

Insider information to make thrifting more rewarding Mikayla Coleman | Managing Editor Thrifting is a great way to expand one’s wardrobe or space on a college student budget. Use these thrifting insider tips and tricks during the next trip to the thrift store.  Forget...

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Valentine’s Day on campus

Western celebrates Valentine’s Day with Candy Grams, self-love and a Valentine’s bash Mirella Barrera-Betancourt | Staff Writer This Valentine’s Day, Western saw a variety of enjoyable campus wide events put on by groups, including the housing residency committee and...

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Opening up for mental health

Tips for talking about mental health disorders and disabilities Sarah Austin | Lifestyle Editor One of the hardest things when struggling with mental illnesses or disabilities can be telling others about it. Disclosing one’s mental health status is important to...

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Felicity Martin: Where would you go?

Interviewing Western students on their dream travel destinations  Sarah Austin |  Lifestyle Editor With COVID-19 limiting travel for many, I set out to create a piece where I ask students their travel goals if they had nothing holding them back. This week, I caught...

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DIY gifts for Valentine’s Day

Three Valentine’s Day gifts for that special someone Sarah Austin | Lifestyle Editor Valentine’s Day doesn’t always have to cost a lot of money, and for many people a homemade gift can be more meaningful. Here are a few ideas of gifts to make for a significant other,...

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To die for dinners

Three Valentine’s dinner recipes for both couples and singles Sarah Austin | Lifestyle Editor Valentine’s Day dinner is a date night staple. Cooking for that special someone can be the perfect way to their heart — through the stomach. Here are three recipes to spice...

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Besties for the restie

Tips to making long lasting relationships Sarah Austin | Lifestyle Editor Finding and making friends as an adult can be difficult. The first thing to recognize is that it all starts with making an effort ⏤ whether it be putting oneself out there, or finding someone...

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