Before I even turned my phone off, I knew it wasn’t going to be easy. My iPhone and I are certainly a clingy couple: You rarely find one without the other. I always hold it, recharge it when it’s low and even buy it gifts, such as my carefully selected phone case. When it beeps […]

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I wouldn’t say I’m the most social media-savvy teen. I don’t have a Twitter, I don’t post on my Facebook, and I didn’t make an Instagram until the summer of 2015. I do use Snapchat, because I enjoy the casual vibe of the app. On Snapchat I can make dumb jokes and post silly videos […]

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As a high schooler, I was so excited to choose my own classes once I got into college. I was ready to take classes that I was actually interested in, and where I might actually enjoy challenging assignments (looking at you, AP Biology). I got my first taste of this phenomenon known as registration during […]

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Following the trend of my latest blogs, I will begin this one with another study abroad anecdote. Given that I’m away in London, my friends can attest to the fact that my Snapchat Stories have become increasingly annoying. Now that I’m based in a new city, albeit for a short period of time, I constantly […]

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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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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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I may or may not have had a love/hate relationship with Thanksgiving break. I am thankful for Friendsgiving, amazing food and great memories, but I’m also super thankful that people are back on campus now. Here’s my Thanksgiving break play-by-play: Day 1: Where have the natives gone? (Wednesday, Nov. 23) The first day of break […]

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Last week, I stopped using Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat, but here’s the catch: I didn’t do it on purpose. My college schedule just became so action-packed that I honestly forgot to check any of my apps, and by the time I did remember, I didn’t feel like checking anymore. I spent the week focusing […]

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On Sunday morning, residents of Claflin, Sleeper and Rich halls woke up to a nasty surprise: the fire alarms sounding off as a result of an electrical problem. Those who evacuated the building were not allowed back in for three hours later. While this was definitely unexpected, it was interesting to see how people reacted […]

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Whether you’re an avid coffee drinker or more of a tea person, you’re always looking for cute places to relax and get some work done. Sometimes you just want to find a café to take a cute Instagram picture or two, so here are 5 coffee shops you’ll definitely want to check out to boost […]

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