3 Life Lessons From The Hobbit

Did you know The Hobbit was published on 9/21/1937? For 83 years, Thorin Oakenshield, Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf, and the rest have captured our imaginations. However, the The Hobbit has more to offer than just an entertaining story. It provides tremendous life lessons and morals we can apply in our lives, especially our academic lives.

How to Escape the Reading Slump

As the end of summer approaches, our lives seem to get busier. Work becomes more hectic, and we have less time for leisure activities, like hiking, gardening, and reading.  While reading on a beach, near the pool, or in a favorite spot is a great everyday hobby, life can get in the way of doing [...]

Does Reading Make You Smarter?

Why do we read books? To learn more about a particular subject? For entertainment? To pass the time?There are plenty of reasons we flip through pages and scroll through words for hours. Still, reading does so much more for the brain and body than quenching our thirst for knowledge, entertainment, and passing the time. You [...]