Arts & Culture

Candy land: The meaning behind those Valentine’s Day treats

Different types of candy can relay different meanings; make sure you know exactly what your valentine is saying to you. ...


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What’s a broke college kid to do? Celebrating Feb. 14 on a budget

With jewelry commercials advertising sales for already-overpriced jewelry and bouquet arrangements emptying your wallet when you could buy a dozen roses in the city for $5, it’s hard for broke college students...


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Keeping it casual: Celebrating V-Day with a hook-up buddy

The Valentine’s Day paraphernalia that floods stores in the beginning of February gives underachievers a stigma. In other words, it puts pressure on couples to go out of their way to do...


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Single? Make the most of SAD

Being single is fine, and on most holidays it doesn’t matter at all. Single for New Year’s? Cool. Ridin’ solo for Veteran’s Day? No problem. Single for Halloween? Sure — even though...


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Spice things up with your valentine

Valentine’s Day usually means going out to dinner or exchanging simple gifts. So, for a lot of people, there’s not much that makes it different than any other date night. Instead of...


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Super Bowl 2012 commercials lackluster

While for some people Sunday represented the biggest football game of the year, for others it represented a completely different battle — the Brand Bowl. The day of the year when companies...


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Target: High fashion, reasonable prices

It used to be that designer clothing was either only for the rich and famous or an investment purchase. Thankfully, that is no longer the case. Since the economic bubble burst in...


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Lessons learned as a Binghamton freshman

Being a freshman in college can be daunting at times. You’re in a new place with new people, and sometimes it can take a while to get into the swing of things....


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Figuring out the best roommate for you

It’s that time of year to choose one of the most important aspects of college life — where to live. For many upperclassmen, that means confirming leases on apartments. For most freshmen,...


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Making friends on your floor isn’t as hard as you’d think

Maybe you’re a transfer student, a freshman still getting your bearings or just extremely shy, but regardless of your status it’s possible that you’ve yet to meet all the people who live...