Category Archive: DIY

Winter Crock Pot Recipes for College Students

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For many, college is the first time students get to dip their toes into adulthood. That might come in the form of many things: paying bills, making doctors’ appointments, doing laundry, and, perhaps… Continue reading

How to host your own Friendsgiving

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As November comes upon us, fall begins to wane, and the semester starts to wind down, most students will start to make their travel plans for the Thanksgiving holiday break. While coming together… Continue reading

3 Amazing Autumn Drink Recipes

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Autumn has arrived in its usual splendor of crimson and gold foliage, clouding the skies with curtains of rain and a chill perceptible enough to make us break out our sweaters and scarves.… Continue reading

And Now for a bit of Sunscreen

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. “This summer’s gonna hurt like a…” Last year Adam Levine and the rest of Maroon 5 could be heard… Continue reading

Can We Go Thrift Shopping?

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As broke college students living in Eugene, we have to be quite frugal with how we spend our money. Shopping at stores such as Nordstrom Rack, Macy’s, and Nike are no longer options… Continue reading

Being Thankful by Being Fit

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“we have an obligation to take care of our bodies and live a healthy lifestyle”

Broke and Need a Costume?

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. Are you a modest-average-sized-budget-minded-college-student? Good luck finding a perfect costume, on a perfect budget. Last year, I realized the… Continue reading

Top 5 Graduation DIY’s

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As graduation fast approaches, I am excited for my senior friends, but am also sad to see them go. To celebrate their huge accomplishment I want to give gifts, but because of finals… Continue reading

What’s Your Vision?

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Hey everyone! This week I wanted to do something crafty and inspiring. I have had a small case of the blues lately and needed something to boost my spirits and get me motivated.… Continue reading

Cute and Crafty Valentine’s Day DIY’s

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There is only one day a year when people can’t make fun of you for being a hopeless romantic, Valentine’s Day. Whether you are in a relationship, in that awkward “what are we?”… Continue reading

5 Simple and Cheap DIY Christmas Gifts

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Are you looking for a quick and inexpensive gift for the holidays? Well I have rounded up five of best holiday DIY projects of the year. I hope you find some inspiration from… Continue reading