This Week at College: Summer’s Arrival

Every week we give you the latest in college news, trends, and lifestyle tips. If you have anything juicy, make sure to post it here on the Small Kitchen College facebook page, and we’ll include it in next week’s edition.

–Bethany Imondi, Small Kitchen College Contributor.


This week, temperatures up and down the East Coast soared, right on schedule for summer’s official arrival . Whether you were battling the 90+ degree weather, or enjoying more comfortable temperatures, remember these seven essentials when dressing for the season.

Since the heat can make running outside unbearable, consider riding a bike for a fun and different work out. Not only will you burn calories, but you’ll commute from place to place – even if that means making a stop for ice cream.

How many times have you spent hours styling your hair only to step outside into the summer humidity and have it wreak havoc on your ‘do? Rather than fight the heat, try these four hairstyles that are perfect for even the stickiest summer days.

When the weather heats up, we all clamor for something cold. Enjoy this twist on a sunny weather classic for a refreshing pick-me-up in the sun.

Most of us can remember on the last days of school when we received the dreaded summer reading assignment. Fortunately for most college students, the extended four months of vacation are homework-free. Instead of having to stumble through Artstotle or another Shakespeare play, browse these websites for inspiration on what to read on your next beach day.

Originally posted on Friday, June 22nd, 2012

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