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Navigating your college campus isn’t always simple, especially since there’s so much more to the college experience than academics. We’ve created this section to help you find answers to anything that comes up about student life, from learning the symptoms of mononucleosis to deciding whether you should get a pet. These posts cover common questions about student health and wellness, weekend culture and recreation, cheap ways to celebrate all the big holidays, love and interpersonal relationships, and housing.


Thanksgiving has become an incredibly commercial season. Between Black Friday deals, which start sooner and sooner each year, and Cyber Monday, which is the stay-at-home shopper’s favorite, people spend tons of money. In 2015, more than 151 million people shopped over Thanksgiving weekend, and that’s excluding the Cyber Monday shoppers. The same year, Black […]

Surviving Black Friday and Cyber Monday





Veterans Day
What is Veterans Day? Veterans Day falls on November 11 each year. It is a day to thank all service members, past and present, who served their country honorably in times of war and peace. Where did Veterans Day come from? Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day, after the Allied nations […]

Celebrating Veterans Day






Dealing with Bedbugs in College
When I was a college sophomore, an acquaintance of mine from the adjacent dorm building noticed nasty bites all over his body. He assumed that whatever he was going through was an isolated incident—spider bites, maybe—but what he didn’t know was that other residents in the building were also being […]

Dealing with Bedbugs in College








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