Tensions are mounting and you sense them everywhere you go these days — from the bulging backpacks that your peers have been carrying around to the crowded libraries during ungodly hours. As you race against time to polish those research papers, why don’t you take a little break and enjoy what the treasure trove of […]

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With the semester coming to an end real soon, there’s one major thing keeping us from rejoicing in going home for winter break: finals. This daunting week of horror brings out an overwhelming amount of stress in all of us, and many students don’t know how to cope with this pressure in the best way. […]

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With the strong winds and gray skies, we can all feel that winter is approaching. While this does mean we are that much closer to Christmas break and having fun over the holidays, it can also have alternative effects on our moods. Seasonal depression is when your mood suddenly changes with the seasons, most typically […]

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Everyone knows about the awkwardly short period between Thanksgiving and Christmas, the pinnacle of the holiday season. These few weeks are infamous for one thing and one thing only: food. The amount of food the average person consumes between Turkey Day and Christmas Eve is unprecedented. Between Thanksgiving, Friendsgiving, leftovers I brought back to my […]

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As December rolls around, the average college student faces a common dilemma: balancing studying with holiday celebration. If you spend all of your time studying, you face the risk of missing out on all of that holiday cheer. If you allow yourself to be completely submerged by holiday cheer, you face the risk of failing […]

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The Hillary Clinton and Jill Stein camps have recently announced that they will take part in the Wisconsin voter recount. Many people are criticizing their call to do so, saying that it’s costing time and money. Shouldn’t the election results just be accepted? On Nov. 24, Kellyanne Conway, senior adviser to President-elect Donald Trump, tweeted […]

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Christmas is right around the corner, and you know what that means: scrambling for last-minute gifts for your friends after you’ve accaccidentally spent your last 10 dollars on City Convenience or Uber. Now you’re begging your parents for a few dollars to last you until the holidays come around, but what will you do about […]

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When Instagram starts thinking it’s Snapchat, you know there’s a reason to worry. Instagram has been accused, both maliciously and jokingly, of stealing the uniqueness of Snapchat. While this issue can be disputed at the hands of “doing good business” and “giving people what they want,” people are losing their heads over the newest Instagram […]

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I recently bought myself a plant from Market Basket. As I cradled my new polka dot/freckle face plant in the checkout line, I did not anticipate that $3 could bring me so much joy. I’ve watched with delight as my plant has slowly spread it’s pink-speckled leaves and flourished on my desk. However, happiness is […]

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The exact age demarcation for the millennial generation is somewhat ambiguous. Some demographers consider millennials as those who were born between early ’80s and late ‘90s, and others extend or shorten the year range. There are, however, less disputable ways in defining this generation. If you have been told that you are entitled, coddled or […]

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