Everyone goes into college hoping to find their best friend and excel in their classes, extracurriculars and jobs. With so much on our plates, we find ourselves making our best friend in the contents of our cup: caffeine. As a recovering coffee addict and a sleep procrastinator, I find myself reaching for my mug more often […]

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I don’t know much about the history, the evolutionary advantages or scientific data of sleep patterns to tell you about the pros and cons of being a night owl. I know we need eight-ish hours of sleep a night. And I know that many, many of us do not reach that goal. But ultimately, I […]

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By Kimberly Clark, Features Staff Writer It was once believed that talking to oneself was the first sign of insanity. However, I am sure that you have found yourself holding a conversation alone. But you’re not crazy. Right? A recent study led by Gary Lupyan, a cognitive psychologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, suggests that […]

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