Monthly Archives:: March 2011

A Nation in Need: How You Can Help

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On the morning of March 11th, I woke up with the usual worries about not having time for breakfast and finding a parking spot at school. I also remember a bit of whining taking place due to the recent oncoming of a cold. While I wasted a bit of time with these issues in the… Read more »

Tips for getting your books without going broke

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Many of us get a little worried about how we’re going to pay tuition each semester. We might pick up extra hours at our jobs, cut back on late night Jimmy John’s or rent movies rather than go to the movie theatre. But one thing we often forget during our saving is the cost of… Read more »

What Hollywood taught me about college…

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Movies offer a lot more than a couple hours of entertainment. They offer valuable life advice, especially for college students. Don’t believe me? Check out some of my all-time favorite movie quotes… complete with my personal explanation of how these offer solid advice for you in your college experience. “’Sometimes when the crew is up… Read more »

A Tangled Weekend

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The last couple weeks before spring break get a little stressful because of it being a good mid-point for professors to give tests. Luckily there are ways to relax during this time as well. Some examples? Well, I found a perfect way to break up my studying by going to, drum roll please, Reeve Union… Read more »

Things to Not Worry About in College

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If you are like I was my senior year of high school, you are now worrying about: paying for college, what you want to major in, how you will make friends, how to get good grades, and ultimately what you should do to prep for the rest of your life!  Hopefully you aren’t worrying quite… Read more »

The poor student’s guide to rocking spring break

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As I went up to my room after classes today, I ran into my friend Chelsea, who was carrying a package under her arm. “You got a package? Lucky!” I exclaimed. “Yeah. I bought myself a cute swimming suit for when I go to the Bahamas on break,” she responded. Some of you may be… Read more »

How to Catch a Leprechaun

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St. Patrick’s Day: A day to rest, celebrate, or simply relish in Irish heritage. Whatever your relationship with it, there are unavoidable St. Patty’s Day traditions you’ll encounter at some point. While the grass has yet to turn green, on this day everything else has.  Green shamrocks, green eggs and ham, green beads, green clothing,… Read more »

A Commuter’s Guide to the Top 10 Places to Study at UWO

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Next week is Spring Break but… now it’s midterm time. And you may think the only places to study on campus are the library and residence hall rooms. Wrong. As a commuter student, I don’t have the luxury of a res hall room and, frankly, the library gets a little boring. So I change it… Read more »

Happy National Nap Day!

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There’s a phrase that my friends and I often quote: “In college, you can get good grades, have a social life, and sleep. Now pick two.”