It seems that at some point last week, we woke up and realized it suddenly became winter. While you may have thought a Bob Marley poster and a bulletin board that proves you have friends at home constituted adequate dorm accessories, think again. Cold weather brings about a whole other list of dorm essentials you didn’t even think about when you were packing for school back in August.
1. Christmas lights
While we aren’t promoting a specific religion with this suggestion, Christmas lights are essential for multiple reasons. For one, everyone is sick of that fluorescent lighting. It hurts your eyes, kills the ambience and definitely doesn’t set the mood. Plus, during the winter months there are approximately 0 hours of daylight and the warm lighting will be exactly what you need to conquer the February Blues. [Read more →]