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Keep in touch: Creative ways to connect

Rate this article and enter to winMaybe you chose to go to school just a short drive or train ride away from where you grew up. Perhaps you went away, but you’re close enough...
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Finding harmony: Strategies for successfully sharing living spaces

Rate this article and enter to winLiving with roommates, like any relationship, needs to be handled with care and respect. For those who are transitioning from life in a traditional dorm to a suite...
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Quiz: What kind of a roommate are you?

Rate this article and enter to winOne way to find out is to live with someone for a year, ask them to review your roommate performance, and brace yourself for the verdict. Another way...
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The art of active listening

Rate this article and enter to winWhen it comes to getting the most out of lectures, effective listening is a crucial skill to have. But when else do you need to be opening your...
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Give and receive good cheer

Rate this article and enter to winAt the end of your semester, you probably want to sleep, sleep, and sleep some more. But once you’re awake, what will you do with your time?Julia Barnard,...
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Roommate resolutions: Finding common ground for stress-free living

Rate this article and enter to winWhether you’re a night owl living with an early bird or a neatnik whose roommate’s idea of cleaning is to relocate the dust bunnies, sharing space with someone...
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Solo and satisfied: Being single in a relationship world

Rate this article and enter to winAh, Valentine’s Day. Red and pink heart decorations have been up since the day after Christmas, florists and jewelers everywhere are looking forward to their own Black Friday,...
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The social WEB: Pros and cons of online connections

Rate this article and enter to winThere is a statistic that says 4.8 billion people own a cell phone, but only 4.2 billion own a toothbrush. While the validity of this statement may be...
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What would you do?: How to step in and prevent sexual violence

Rate this article and enter to winAlthough we’d like to think that college is a safe haven from sexual violence, the National Institute of Justice’s 2005-2007 Campus Sexual Assault Study of almost 7,000 undergraduate students indicates...
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Look up!: Is your smart phone replacing your social life?

Rate this article and enter to winSmartphones are integrated into our lives—almost as much as toothbrushes, textbooks, and cat videos. By 2013, nearly three out of four college students had a smartphone. “Meeting someone...