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Raise your STI-Q

Which sexually transmitted infection (STI) is making a comeback?What’s up?Syphilis rates. They’ve nearly doubled since 2005, and approached 17,000 new cases in 2013, says the CDC.In whom?Men (90 percent of cases)—especially men who have...
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The no-burnout guide to busy

Rate this article and enter to winWe all start the semester with noble intentions and big ideas about self-discipline—yet within weeks, many of us are pleading for extra time on assignments or skipping sleep...
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6 ways to survive & thrive in a group project

Rate this article and enter to winGroup projects: a slacker’s dream, or a perfectionist’s idea of cruel and unusual punishment? Like it or not, a group project may well be in your not-too-distant future....
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Fun in the sun: Tips for keeping food safe

Rate this article and enter to winWhile food-borne illnesses occur year round, traveling with food in spring and summer can pose an increased risk. So as you pack your backpack or cooler for a...
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Presenting yourself to employers: How to build a professional online image

Rate this article and enter to winCollege is filled with making memories, and what’s more fun than sharing them with cyberspace? But this is also a time to think about what might come after...
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20 things we wish we’d known sooner

Rate this article and enter to winSH101 asked more than 2,000 students what they learned the hard way. Check out their recurring themes and highlights — so you can have it easier. Experiment with...
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What’s up, sugar? Quiz: Sugar’s about to get real

Rate this article and enter to winSugar is confusing on so many levels. Is it natural to the product or added—and does that matter for our health? (Yes, up to a point.) Why don’t...
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Chart your course: Using your syllabus to plan ahead

Rate this article and enter to winCross-country road trips can be a blast, but without a good GPS or road map to guide you through parts unknown, you could easily find yourself lost in...
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Yes, they will Google you: How to be proactive with your online presence

Rate this article and enter to winWhat if a potential employer, academic supervisor, or date searches for you online (as they certainly will), and finds—right there!—your elegant design portfolio or insightful blog posts, and...
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Get thee to a theater

Plenty of learning (and becoming better people, and all that) occurs outside the school building. Now we’re getting a sense of how effectively it can happen inside a theater. We’re better off seeing a...