Monday, January 6, 2014
I’ve learned one thing and that’s to quit worrying about stupid things. You have four years to be irresponsible here. Relax. Work is for people with jobs. You’ll never remember class time, but you’ll remember the time you wasted hanging out with your friends. So stay out late. Go out with your friends on a Tuesday when you have a paper due on Wednesday. Spend money you don’t have. Drink ‘til sunrise. The work never ends, but college does.

Tom Petty

** I’m not telling you all to skip writing papers or anything. I’m simply encouraging everyone to make the most of their time in college both in and outside of the classroom. :)

Friday, August 30, 2013
brandiwhine:


there’s this rock at my uni that anyone can paint on whenever they want and this is what someone painted on it today and i know i am typing in lowercase but i was legit freaking out when i saw it

a sign from the heavens

brandiwhine:

there’s this rock at my uni that anyone can paint on whenever they want and this is what someone painted on it today and i know i am typing in lowercase but i was legit freaking out when i saw it

a sign from the heavens

CHARLES BUKOWSKI: Air and light and time and space

CHARLES BUKOWSKI: Air and light and time and space

HOW DO I COLLEGE (by lacigreen)

You love the gifs, now check out the video!

Tuesday, August 20, 2013
kefraven8:

First bulletin board

An excellent bulletin board! These RAs should be proud! Do you guys have any bucket list goals for the semester? Feel free to share them with us!

kefraven8:

First bulletin board

An excellent bulletin board! These RAs should be proud! Do you guys have any bucket list goals for the semester? Feel free to share them with us!

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 Saturday, July 27, 2013 Friday, July 26, 2013 Thursday, July 25, 2013

More Safety Info Needed!

We still need more safety info about your university. Just send us a message or some fan mail letting us know the “unsafe” spots on campus! We can’t wait to hear from you!

www.thegoodlifeoncampus.com 

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

3 Electrical Safety Tips

Ah, home electricity. It’s not the most interesting subject, but your home electrical system is part of your day to day living and if you don’t know how to safely interact with it, the results could be deadly.

Under no circumstances are we suggesting that you tackle some of your home’s electrical problems. This is the reason it takes years and years of schooling and certifications for electricians to become qualified to make adjustments to your electrical system. Of course things come up though, so we’ve gathered a few quick tips for you to keep in mind when dealing with some of the common electrical issues.

1.) Listen to your breaker. If your breaker trips and then doesn’t reset. It’s telling you there’s an electrical problem. Don’t keep trying to reset the breaker. Forcing it won’t solve the electrical problem, and it may even lead to more dangerous results. Continually trying to reset the breaker will most likely result in a house fire. If you’re luck (the term “lucky” is being used extremely loose her) you’ll at least be able to see the source of the fire, like sparks behind the sofa. Most likely though, the electrical overload will occur somewhere inside your walls and your house will begin burn from the inside out.

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2.) Know when to fight and when to flee. If sparks are flying and a fire is started, you need to know what you are capable of and when you are in over your head. In any case, even if you think you have a good handle on the fire don’t let it get between you and the exit. Firefighters recommend leaving as soon as any shred of doubt enters your mind. That fear is your mind telling you you’re in a dangerous situation. Call the fire department as soon as you are safely outside.

3.) Never throw water on an electrical fire. Just as you never throw water on a grease fire, the same rule applies here. Water conducts electricity, so throwing it on the fire could either make it worse or cause injury to yourself. You’ll want to use a chemical fire extinguisher instead.

And as a side note: know how to use your fire extinguisher effectively. Use the PASS method: Pull the fire extinguisher’s safety pin, Aim the nozzle at the base of the fire, Squeeze the handle and Sweep the nozzle in a side-to-side motion until the flames are out. This is also the reason you’ll also want to make sure your fire extinguisher is always kept in a location you have quick access to. Your fire extinguisher does you no good if it’s buried under boxes in your storage unit. 

And don’t forget; for dorm safety items (like pepper spraysafes and personal alarms), check out our store at www.secureoncampus.com, and for dorm decorations (like dorm lightingfun drinking games, and wall decals) check out our store at www.thegoodlifeoncampus.com!

Tuesday, July 23, 2013
dreamtwistd:

The fact that I never thought to do this makes my entire time in college seem like a waste.

Why have we never thought of this? Shame us. Sorry guys, we’ll be better we promise. 
www.thegoodlifeoncampus.com

dreamtwistd:

The fact that I never thought to do this makes my entire time in college seem like a waste.

Why have we never thought of this? Shame us. Sorry guys, we’ll be better we promise. 

www.thegoodlifeoncampus.com

Monday, July 22, 2013 Saturday, July 20, 2013