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Ask Abby: approaching professors, life in fast forward

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ask Abby: approaching professors, life in fast forward

Q: I often want to talk to professors about intellectual ideas, but I find myself clamming up and feeling extremely vulnerable when I go to talk to that person. I’m OK in class and in a lot of social situations, but then I go to talk to a professor, and it seems like I’m looking […]

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Tips for stress management

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Tips for stress management

Are you losing sleep because you are worried about homework and tests? Do you feel as though there are too many demands and too much pressure on you? Dealing with stress may be challenging, but there are many ways to manage and minimize the stress in your life. Try to be realistic. You have to […]

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Fitness column: kickin’ asphalt, partner up

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Fitness column: kickin’ asphalt, partner up

One of the best ways to stay motivated to workout and stay in shape is to get a workout partner. This past week I decided to go work out with my friend BethAnne, who is also a member of the Army ROTC program here on campus. I haven’t yet decided if it was a wonderful […]

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Fashion alert: spring essentials

| April 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
Fashion alert: spring essentials

This is the season we have all been waiting for; goodbye winter, hello spring! It is time to spice up your wardrobe with bright colors and prints, any bold or neon colors will leave all eyes on you. There are so many different looks to choose from, so make this spring all about being daring […]

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Drink of the week: iced passion tea lemonade

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Drink of the week: iced passion tea lemonade

Iced passion tea lemonades are one of my favorite non-coffee drinks from Starbucks. However, the drinks can still rack up to $3 or $4, and most college students don’t have that much money to spend on a daily basis on drinks. I’m all about being frugal when it comes to food and drinks so I […]

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

| April 8, 2014 | 1 Comment
April is Alcohol Awareness Month

This April marks the 28th annual Alcohol Awareness Month. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD), the goal of Alcohol Awareness Month is “to increase public awareness and understanding, reduce stigma and encourage local communities to focus on alcoholism and alcohol-related issues.” Many college students use alcohol on a regular […]

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Save money, workout better

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Save money, workout better

How do broke college students afford to still look fashionable while working out? Trying to be healthy and fit is expensive. Between buying all the healthier food and paying for a gym membership, there is hardly ever any money left to spend it on cute, fun workout clothes. As a dedicated bargain shopper who is […]

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Fitness column: kickin’ asphalt, morning workouts part two

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Fitness column: kickin’ asphalt, morning workouts part two

In a column a few weeks ago, I talked about wanting to change my workout routine from being an evening exerciser to a morning exerciser. Over the past two weeks, I have been working on getting up earlier three times a week and getting my workouts in rather than waiting until I have had a […]

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Drink of the week: Red Bull Editions

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Drink of the week: Red Bull Editions

We have all heard of Red Bull and its distinctive taste. Last spring something revolutionary happened, the Red Bull Editions. Red Bull, for the non-procrastinating students, is an energy that has all natural ingredients and only the same amount of caffeine as your average cup of coffee. The Red Bull Editions, which many people still […]

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Beauty review: Maybelline Color Sensational lipstick

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Beauty review: Maybelline Color Sensational lipstick

Spring has finally arrived, which means it’s a new season so it’s time to upgrade and bring out the new you. Spring is the perfect season to play around with colors, so spice up your everyday look with fun shades of lipstick. Maybelline’s Color Sensational Lipstick comes in 68 different captivating shades, such as ‘Pink […]

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Fitness column: kickin’ asphalt, destressing

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
Fitness column: kickin’ asphalt, destressing

One of my favorite things about running is the emotional effects it has on runners. Like many artists or writers who turn to a blank canvas or page to find peace or meaning, the road (or trail or dread, I’m sorry treadmill) provides that for runners. Whether the struggle is school, work or personal, there […]

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App review: Yik Yak

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
App review: Yik Yak

A new app has been making its way around college campuses all over the East Coast called Yik Yak. This new app is just like Twitter except the users post things anonymously and use up to 200 characters; however, you can’t post pictures or use emojis. When you send out a “Yak” only the first […]

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Beauty review: Revlon Colorstay Liquid Foundation

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Beauty review: Revlon Colorstay Liquid Foundation

Every brand of cosmetics makes at least one type of foundation, and many make more than one. With so many options for foundation, some working better than others, it’s hard to know what type to use for certain skin types. I tend to have dry skin, so I usually go with a liquid or a […]

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BYOB: “Divergent” by Veronica Roth

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
BYOB: “Divergent” by Veronica Roth

The latest young adult franchise is the “Divergent” series. The movie based on the New York Times bestselling novel by Veronica Roth hit theatres last weekend. Roth followed suit of many young adult novels of creating a futuristic or post-apocalyptic world. In her world, society is divided into “factions,” and each person takes an aptitude […]

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When student loan debt comes a-knockin

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
When student loan debt comes a-knockin

It’s a pest, a party pooper, a mood crusher.  It’s a looming cloud above your head nudging your arm away from the new arrivals at H&M or the must-have video game you’ve been itching to play. No, it’s not your conscience (well, it might be), it’s college tuition and it’s not going away any time […]

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Don’t just pump it, body pump it

| March 25, 2014 | 1 Comment
Don’t just pump it, body pump it

Summer is just around the corner and if you are not summer body ready, do not worry, go to the group fitness class Body Pump. The instructor for Body Pump, Harriet Reeves, is even more of a reason to go to the class. Three years ago she weighted around 250 pounds and decided to change […]

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Ask Abby: tough breakup

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ask Abby: tough breakup

A week or so ago, my friend’s boyfriend of three and a half years broke up with her. Every day last week, she pretty much was crying all day. I’m trying to stay supportive and deal with the negativity, but in the past few days she’s taken her obsession with this breakup to a new level. She’s […]

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Fitness column: kickin’ asphalt, morning workouts

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Fitness column: kickin’ asphalt, morning workouts

The winter months proved difficult for me to get workouts in as I was a fan of my evening runs. My day was over, I may still have a little bit of work to do, but I could throw on my shorts and t-shirt and go for a run about 7 or 8 p.m., sometimes […]

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Drink of the week: vanilla macchiato

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Drink of the week: vanilla macchiato

Starbucks has introduced a new flavor to their macchiato collection: vanilla. The macchiato is made with steamed milk, a shot of espresso (or two, depending on the size) with vanilla syrup and finished with vanilla drizzle on top. The drink is available both hot and iced. Personally, I enjoy the iced version the best, but […]

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Beauty review: Suave shampoo and conditioner

| March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Beauty review: Suave shampoo and conditioner

There are so many different kinds of shampoo out there and they all try and tell you that they are the best. After trying brand after brand I never found a shampoo that made my hair soft and shiny like all the commercials say. Being a college student I try to not overspend. The last time […]

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