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Dear Jessica 3/12: reclusive roommate; dorm room dinner

Dear Jessica, My roommate is great — he’s nice, clean and respectful. The only problem I have with him is that he seems to never leave the room! He has a much...


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Dear Jessica 2/8: Hookup hardships; meal plan management

Dear Jessica, I’ve always thought of myself as a “relationship person.” I had a boyfriend for three years back in high school, but we mutually ended things my freshman year. Since coming...


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Dear Jessica 1/29: major mayhem; cannabis concerns

Dear Jessica, I’m a junior here at Binghamton University and I’ve still yet to hone in on a specific career field that I want to go into. I spontaneously declared a major...


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Dear Jessica 12/11: graduate school confusion; friend group fears

Dear Jessica, I’m a senior graduating at the end of next semester. I feel like everyone around me is sending around their resume and going on interviews, and I even have a...


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Dear Jessica 11/27: long-distance lover, parental peacemaker

I’m a freshman and my significant other and I have decided to stay in a relationship despite that we go to different schools. We’ve been together for three years and didn’t want...


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Dear Jessica 11/13: crush confusion, procrastination perpetrator

Welcome to Dear Jessica, where advice columnist Jessica Gutowitz offers suggestions to make your life better. Submit a question at bupipedream.com/advice and you could be featured in next week’s issue! Toward the...


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Advice 5/1- Mad World

Recently, I’ve been so bummed with all of the terrible news in the world. Between North Korea, Syria and Venezuela, there’s just so much violence and cruelty in the world. I want...


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Advice 4/27 - Anger at home

My mother is a very aggressive woman. I love her and she’s a great mom, but when she doesn’t get her way, she screams and shouts until she does. She’s abrasive and...


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Dear Kristen 3/27: intimate initiator, unfair firing

Dear Kristen, My boyfriend is never in the mood to have sex. Although I don’t have an abnormally high sex drive, I’m always the one to initiate things and try to get...


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Advice column 3/16: Tighty-whities, required troubles

I recently started seeing this guy and I’ve been having a great time. He’s sweet, smart and interested in what I have to say. We’ve hooked up a few times and it’s...