Arts & Culture

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...


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Solo living no more: getting used to your roommate

Those who live in a fairy tale world may believe that dorm life is like a Disney movie, where good always prevails over evil and things work out in the end. But...


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Shredding the “Freshman Fifteen”

Last June, I had to buy several pairs of new pants, and I’ll tell you why: during my freshman year, I gained 25 pounds. Ridiculous, I know. I saw the “Freshman 15”...


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Animals inspire fashion

Animals have been the centerpiece of the human wardrobe since the start of fashion. Real fur and animal skins were once a necessity for warmth but over time have been replaced by...


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Journalling your way to a happy life

Of all ways to begin a journal, “Dear diary” certainly seems like a salutation cop-out. But if your New Year’s resolution did not turn out as planned and instead you are steadfast...


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Hit refresh on your second semester

Our long winter break gives us plenty of time to reflect on our fall semester. Maybe we didn’t get the grades we wanted, spent too many nights partying or fell head over...


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Library packed? Use these secret spots to get your study on

How many times have you packed your entire life into your backpack and trekked over to the Glenn G. Bartle Library only to find that every single cubicle, cubby and computer is ...


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10 things to do on a study break

With the start of dreaded finals week finally upon us, here are some procrastination tips for when you realize you've been reading the same sentence 15 times. ...


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Procrastination doesn't have to kill your grade

As the fall semester approaches its end, many students are realizing they have spent the majority of their time procrastinating like no one's business.  ...