What The Days Of The Week Mean To Me

What The Days Of The Week Mean To Me

Take a look at what each day of the week looks like in my schedule!

Hey everyone! I hope you all are having a good day today. It is a beautiful day here at Texas Tech and I just thought of a cool writing prompt! I am going to highlight on what each day of the week means to me here in college. Each day is different and maybe my insight will make you think about the days of your week!


Sundays are either my "off" days, where I do not do anything at all except binge watch YouTube videos or will most likely be a cleaning day. It can go either way. When I have a lazy day, I take advantage of it and when my room starts forming dust, I make sure to take care of that too.


These are the days where I grocery shop for the week. After my last class, I usually make a list of foods I need and head to Market Street. Since I am on a really specific diet, I have to buy my own food and prepare it at my best friend's apartment. I have grown to accept this, for I am not missing out on much when it comes to eating on-campus food. Although it is delicious, there are not many healthy options for me to choose from.


Tuesdays are for getting my life together. After getting through Monday, I like to plan the rest of my week in advance and write down exactly when I will get my assignments done. Being in college has taught me how much of a planner I actually am and how much of an impact it has on my life. Without planning ahead of time, my life would be a hot mess!


Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for me. I have the most classes this day and since it is the middle of the week, I tend to have the most anxiety on this day. Luckily, I recently discovered that a yoga class is offered at 8 in the evening so I began going to that a couple of weeks ago and have loved every minute of it!

Wednesday is also the day where two of my church groups meet and sometimes it boils down to choosing between them because I enjoy both of them equally. Lastly, this day is the day where my TASEM (Tech Association of Students in Electronic Media) meets. So imagine cramming all of these events into one day. It is fairly hectic but in the best way possible! I live for this day!


I have always loved Thursdays. It is the day before Friday and a reminder that I got through the week. It also is one of my most mellow days which is fantastic for me. I only have one class on this day which isn't until noon. I get to sleep in, eat breakfast, get a little homework done, and head to my only class of the day. Sounds great right? It is. Thursday is a reminder of how nice college can be!


I've finally made it to my favorite day of the week. It happens to be one of my busier days too, but hey, at least it is Friday. Just by walking to each of my classes, I can tell that everyone has pep in their step on this day! It makes my day a lot better to see others in a good mood. After a happy day of celebrating the weekend, I like to make Friday night plans with friends. Whether it be going out to dinner or a movie, celebrating the fact that we got through a crazy week is always fun. Taking a break from constant homework within each of these days is never a bad thing either!


For me, Saturdays are unpredictable. In fact, I am writing this article right now on a Saturday. I leave this day blank in my planner because it is an extra day out of the week for me to do anything that still needs to be checked off my list. It is also a day in the weekend so I never know exactly what my plans are. I appreciate Saturdays a lot because without this day, the week would go from Friday to Sunday which sounds really disgusting altogether. We need Saturdays to breathe as college students!

Taking my week day by day helps me get the most out of this college experience. Every day is a new day here at Texas Tech and it is such an adventure. I hope you enjoyed this week's read and have a great rest of your day! On that note, WRECK EM TECH!

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It's Time To Thank Your First Roommate

Not the horror story kind of roommate, but the one that was truly awesome.

Nostalgic feelings have recently caused me to reflect back on my freshman year of college. No other year of my life has been filled with more ups and downs, and highs and lows, than freshman year. Throughout all of the madness, one factor remained constant: my roommate. It is time to thank her for everything. These are only a few of the many reasons to do so, and this goes for roommates everywhere.

You have been through all the college "firsts" together.

If you think about it, your roommate was there through all of your first college experiences. The first day of orientation, wishing you luck on the first days of classes, the first night out, etc. That is something that can never be changed. You will always look back and think, "I remember my first day of college with ____."

You were even each other's first real college friend.

You were even each other's first real college friend.

Months before move-in day, you were already planning out what freshman year would be like. Whether you previously knew each other, met on Facebook, or arranged to meet in person before making any decisions, you made your first real college friend during that process.

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The transition from high school to college is not easy, but somehow you made it out on the other side.

It is no secret that transitioning from high school to college is difficult. No matter how excited you were to get away from home, reality hit at some point. Although some people are better at adjusting than others, at the times when you were not, your roommate was there to listen. You helped each other out, and made it through together.

Late night talks were never more real.

Remember the first week when we stayed up talking until 2:00 a.m. every night? Late night talks will never be more real than they were freshman year. There was so much to plan for, figure out, and hope for. Your roommate talked, listened, laughed, and cried right there with you until one of you stopped responding because sleep took over.

You saw each other at your absolute lowest.

It was difficult being away from home. It hurt watching relationships end and losing touch with your hometown friends. It was stressful trying to get in the swing of college level classes. Despite all of the above, your roommate saw, listened, and strengthened you.

...but you also saw each other during your highest highs.

After seeing each other during the lows, seeing each other during the highs was such a great feeling. Getting involved on campus, making new friends, and succeeding in classes are only a few of the many ways you have watched each other grow.

There was so much time to bond before the stresses of college would later take over.

Freshman year was not "easy," but looking back on it, it was more manageable than you thought at the time. College only gets busier the more the years go on, which means less free time. Freshman year you went to lunch, dinner, the gym, class, events, and everything else possible together. You had the chance to be each other's go-to before it got tough.

No matter what, you always bounced back to being inseparable.

Phases of not talking or seeing each other because of business and stress would come and go. Even though you physically grew apart, you did not grow apart as friends. When one of you was in a funk, as soon as it was over, you bounced right back. You and your freshman roommate were inseparable.

The "remember that one time, freshman year..." stories never end.

Looking back on freshman year together is one of my favorite times. There are so many stories you have made, which at the time seemed so small, that bring the biggest laughs today. You will always have those stories to share together.

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The unspoken rule that no matter how far apart you grow, you are always there for each other.

It is sad to look back and realize everything that has changed since your freshman year days. You started college with a clean slate, and all you really had was each other. Even though you went separate ways, there is an unspoken rule that you are still always there for each other.

Your old dorm room is now filled with two freshmen trying to make it through their first year. They will never know all the memories that you made in that room, and how it used to be your home. You can only hope that they will have the relationship you had together to reflect on in the years to come.

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Cancel Culture Is Toxic And Ugly

Stop deciding for me who I can and cannot like.


I was really hoping that canceled culture died in 2018, but unfortunately here we are in 2019 still "canceling" whoever we personally deem "problematic." Whether it's tweeting from six years ago or falsely made allegations, waves of people will grab on to anything they can to bring down whatever celebrity or influencer seems to be doing well at the moment.

Of course, it is important to bring light to horrible things such as racism, misogyny, domestic abuse, etc., but remember these horrible things are still happening TODAY. We need to focus our energy on combating the horrible things people are currently doing and saying; it is truly such a waste of time to bring up the problematic words and actions that someone in the limelight did almost a decade ago.

Let me be clear, there is no one person I am trying to defend here. I honestly don't care much to personally defend anyone who is being canceled by angry twitter-users who found something just bad enough to hold against them for eternity. I truly just find the idea of it annoying and ugly.

The idea that any person is a completely static, flat character is so inconceivable and unlikely that I truly have a hard time understanding why we cannot accept an apology from a matured person.

If we have no evidence that a person has made any recent damaging remarks, then how can we prove they haven't changed since they tweeted something wrong in 2013?

Of course, there are people who have recently or continuously proven they are indecent people who are not deserving of any sort of public exposure, but if they are truly so horrible, people will drop them without you having to tell them to do so. You don't have to condemn those who still remain loyal; they are probably not the kind of people you need to waste your time on anyway.

If the people canceling others were constantly watched like the people they have damned, I am absolutely sure there is something we could find from their past to cancel them as well.

Sometimes it is hard to remember that famous people are still human beings just like us. Anyone is prone to make mistakes, and those mistakes can absolutely be rectified over time.

Nowadays, people love jumping on the bandwagon of finding a new person to hate and don't even stop to think about the damage it could do to that person's life and reputation.

Give people a chance to prove that they are decent human beings before deciding whether "we" as a whole should love or hate them based on such a small amount of evidence.

I am not saying you have to love every celebrity. If you don't like what someone has said or done you absolutely do not have to give them your attention or devotion, but you should not tell me whether I can like them or not.

In 2019 we should put an end to canceled culture, and, instead, learn to take people at their word and accept their apologies for their past wrongdoings.

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