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How to handle a passive-aggressive roommate: Even if it’s you

Rate this article and enter to winA roommate getting passive-aggressive can make you want to move time zones away. You may be familiar with sneak attacks by roommates, like procrastinating on emptying the trash,...
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The job prob: How career services can help right now

Rate this article and enter to winYou understand the importance of locating your classes and the best coffeehouse—but where’s your college career center? If you don’t know, go find it. There’s more happening there...
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Lifting the haze on hazing

More than half of students involved in clubs, teams, and organizations experience hazing, according to StopHazing.org, a hazing prevention and research initiative based at the University of New Hampshire in Durham. Hazing is any...
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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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Resolve it: Simple ways to work through conflict

Rate this article and enter to winDisagreements and differing opinions are a normal part of human interaction, and although conflicts can generate uncomfortable feelings, they may also be an opportunity for growth. The process...
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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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Sexual assault awareness month

Rate this article and enter to winThis April, campuses nationwide will take part in National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. The U.S. Department of Justice approximates that 24 percent of college-aged women, and...
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Make the most of your day: Using technology to maximize your time

Rate this article and enter to winTechnology is often considered a distraction for college students, especially in the world of social media, which often ends up being a way to waste time. However, other...
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This V-day, give the gift of mindful communication

Jamal knows why he and his girlfriend have problems: “I bottle up my feelings.” Monique says the fights with her roommate happened because “we weren’t bringing up the small issues regularly.” Dominic and his...
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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,...