When school is in session it is easy to stick to a good morning routine, but once the sun comes out it is easy to forget breakfast and head straight into your daily adventure. Whether you’re headed out to hike the canyon, kayak in Cle Elum lake, or just hang out poolside, don’t forget to fuel up for the day! Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, after all. A smoothie is one of my favorite ways to start a summer day; it’s cold, healthy, easy to take on-the-go, and fully customizable! I normally start with a base of frozen fruit, then add yogurt and milk. Some of my other favorite ingredients include:
Substitute Oat or Almond milk
A Splash of Vanilla
Whatever you put in your smoothie this summer, it’s a great way to start the day right! See you all again soon, Vergers!
My name is Dakaline, a Community Assistant at The Verge! Through every emotion I have, I have relied on music to help me out. Music is an art and I believe it is completely undervalued. Through sadness, happiness, anger, feeling nostalgic, etc. I have got a certain playlist to tag along with that emotion. Along with emotions, playlists are good for the different seasons. My winter playlist is so much different than my summer playlist. Something about the dark skies of winter have me listening to slower paced, sad music. As soon as the summer heat hits, you can count on hearing me play upbeat, hype music.
Sun’s out, windows down, and music at max volume. Sounds amazing right?
Most of us know how beautiful Ellensburg is in the summer. Mix a little bit of good music with the sunshine and maybe a road trip or a day lounging out by the pool screaming the lyrics to Nice For What by Drake, and you have got yourself a day filled with good vibes.
Apple Music and Spotify are two of the most popular music streaming applications. They both include $5/Month deals for students. On either one of these apps, if you search summer playlists, you will be shown thousands of options. This is a perfect way to find and fall in love with some new music.
For some summer hits, check out some of these songs:
UCLA – RL Grime
Every Other Memory – Ryan Hurd
Waterboy – tobi lou
Beautiful – Snoop Dogg
Lil Boo Baby – Leek Jack
Scared to Be Lonely – Martin Garrix & Dua Lipa
Happy Thursday! May marks the middle of spring and approaches the end of the quarter at CWU. While many of us are working hard on school work or spring cleaning, remember to take care of yourself too! Take a minute and celebrate spring with these super easy fudge recipes. Whether you like chocolate or peanut better, combine the ingredients into a bowl*, microwave them in 30-second intervals (stirring each time) until fully melted, then pour into a 9”x9” pan to cool. Once it is cooled completely, cut and enjoy!
*If you are making peanut butter fudge, melt the peanut butter and butter together, and then add in the powdered sugar.