A big part of going away to college is buying all of the decor for your dorm. Throw pillows, lights, chairs, pictures and more are used to make an unfamiliar space feel more like home. Lots of time goes into planning, and the setup can take a while. At the end of move in, your […]

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At age 7, when I had to be hospitalized in the middle of the night for a particularly distressing stomachache, my parents had no choice but to leave my older brother in the care of our neighbors. Even so, there was no hesitation in making that decision; our neighbors had been our friends since we […]

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Dear Short People, It’s come to my attention that a “Dear Tall People” letter was also published today (if you haven’t seen it you can read it here). Now, as a tall person myself, I can confidently say that short people don’t know how good they have it. Yes, we can reach the cans on […]

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If you’re struggling with keeping your mind clear and focused throughout the day, mindfulness might be the practice that’s missing from your daily routine. By dedicating just 10 minutes a day to yourself to regain focus, awareness and consciousness, you will be able to tackle your day-to-day tasks with greater ease. Clearing your mind of […]

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Family and Friends Weekend is almost upon us and if you’re anything like me, you want to use this as a reason to finally get off campus, but you don’t have a clue what to do. Luckily, I went and did some research on exciting activities taking place this weekend. So without further ado, here […]

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On Sept. 20, the Category 5 Hurricane Maria touched down in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, leaving the entire U.S. territory without power. Government officials, celebrities and organizations are extending a hand to those affected by the devastation of the hurricane. Sometimes, as citizens, we can feel helpless when things like this happen, but here’s what others […]

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Thankfully, on-campus housing almost always provides students with a bed, desk, lamp, dresser — the bare necessities. Living off campus, however, comes with its own protocol. After purchasing bed sheets, toiletries, snow gear and so on, our college student budgets are pretty tight (my intake of ramen noodle dinners has exponentially increased since starting college). […]

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Disclaimer: This blog post is satire. All sources and quotes are fabricated, meant to serve a fictional and satirical purpose. Any resemblance to actual events is coincidental. Absolutely convinced that North Korean officials are lying about their resources and weaponry capabilities, U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter Sunday to threaten North Korea with weaponized […]

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As someone with friends across the country and the world, I can tell you it’s rough to cope when your favorite humans are 2,000+ miles away. From coordinating FaceTime chats to even replying to a simple text with the three-or-more hour time difference, the distance is terrible. Ideally, you’ll be able to plan trips to […]

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The first few weeks of my sophomore year have been super chaotic, to say the least. I’ve been attempting to successfully juggle an overloaded course load, extracurricular activities, a decent social life, and healthy exercise and sleep habits … all with the stress of waiting for my foot to heal after getting stitches on the […]

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