‘Tis the Season: Christmas Decorating on a Budget

It’s the most wonderful time of the year again!


With four days remaining before Christmas 2016, there are two real possibilities. One, you’re either already done decorating for the season or two, you’ve procrastinated, agreed to hosting your friends and family, and are currently panicking because you have no decor prepared. Before you start cutting snowflakes out of paper and taping them to the walls, don’t panic. I’m here to give you some simple seasonal decorating tips that you can copy in no time!

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Learning the Adobe Suite

Knowing the Adobe Suite is practically imperative to any career these days, and taking the Intro to Design Tools class here at Drexel University has allowed me to improve my skills with Illustrator, Photoshop, and In-Design. As I sit and reflect, I can genuinely say that I am proud of the work I created but realize that I have much more to learn.

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The First Assignment

I remember thinking back in the beginning of the fall quarter when I was learning Illustrator that I couldn’t believe that this was actually a class I could take. I’m a college senior, and having a homework assignment to create a “cute dinosaur” was a very welcomed change of pace.

My roommate and I sat at our dining room table and began our homework assignments like any other day. The difference on this day in particular was that my assignment was making me laugh, and I was thoroughly and genuinely enjoying the project that I was given. My roommate, a grad student in Drexel’s Physician Assistant program, was certainly not as amused by her work as I was with mine. Since week one, I knew that I was going to love this class.

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New City, New Eats: A Review of Max Brenner

Along with everything else that comes with moving to a new city, one of the most important tasks is finding new places to dine.

Since I am new to the Philadelphia area, I was on a mission to find a casual go-to restaurant, and a quick Google search led me to Max Brenner. My sister had come down for a Saturday girls night out, so it seemed appropriate to pay Max a visit and see what he had to offer us.

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Willy Wonka Takes on Philly With Help from the Bald Man

Willy Wonka has been reincarnated as Max Brenner: Chocolate by the Bald Man. Situated in a prime center city location, Max Brenner can easily attract a casual passerby equally as much as the devoted chocoholic. Even before a hungry patron enters this modern day chocolate factory, one can smell the sweet, inviting aromas of the food within from the sidewalk outside.

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