A message from the features editor

From the bottom of my heart, I hope that hearing the stories in this issue will make you feel like you’re never alone in your struggles. I hope these stories inspire you to look at your challenges in a new light, find joy in every little victory, and be at peace this winter.  

CAMPUS STYLE: Surviving the exam period in style

You could head to school just as you are—in your PJs, bare skin, hair unbrushed, and your classmates would probably hardly notice. Today, however, you’re in the mood to look put together—and with these five easy steps, the Fulcrum will have you looking good and out the door in no time.

Campus style: Keeping your skin radiant this winter

Although your skin may not have fully recovered yet after the onslaught of midterms, you’re now also dealing with the effects of extreme weather conditions while trying to keep the last hint of your summer glow. Luckily the Fulcrum is here to help you say goodbye to a lifeless complexion and say hello to glowing winter skin!

Heckles-How not to act during final exams

I don’t have anything against writing a final exam—obviously I need to prove that I learned something over the course of four months—but I have a huge problem with the way people act at the end of the semester.