What to Pack for Spring Break

Whether you’re laying on a beach in Cancun, skiing in Colorado, or simply relaxing at home, Spring break is highly anticipated by all. But what to pack? Even if you are simply having a “staycation” and going home, you still have to pack things from school to transport home. For many of the spring break possibilities, here is a list of what to pack for your Spring break.
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More Spring Fashion Trends for Students

As Easter Sunday approaches, I realized I’m not just seeing that amazing array of pastels in the aisles of the drugstore and the windows of candy shops; they’re everywhere from the aisles of the Gap to the windows of fancy boutiques. That’s right folks, it looks like pastel pants are a major spring trend. Read More

Tips: Eating Healthy on a Budget

Pizza served near the 24 hour library not quite as energy sustaining as you thought? You’re not alone. Across the country, students have been pushing for more healthy, sustainable (for your health and community health) food on campus. Before you reach for that 2nd burger with your dining dollars like it’s your only option, think twice. A tastier and healthier option might be more accessible than you think.
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Tips: Dating in the Dorms

So, you can’t light candles, and despite that bribery, your roommate STILL won’t stop putting wet towels in the drawers. Not exactly a romantic atmosphere, right? Here are some tips on how to show that special someone a sweet evening while keeping typical college restrictions in mind and thinking outside the box… er, dorm.
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Tablets or Laptops?

When I sit down in the library or in class, the first thing I often hear is, “Is that an iPad?”

From fellow students to a 40-something Dad at Barnes & Noble, my tablet seems intriguing to people, but they’re not entirely sold. There’s some skepticism there, and I understand that. I’m here to outline to you what it’s like using a tablet as a college student, as well as some pros and cons of tablet and laptop use. Read More

Roommate Conflict Resolution

Whether you’re living with your best friend or randomly assigned roommates, sooner or later some form of conflict is going to happen. Whether it arises from days-old dishes left on the counter or one too many nights of a sock on the door and sleeping on the futon, it’s very unlikely that you are always going to love the habits of those you live with. Regardless, conflict can provide learning opportunities and help create mature relationships, if you handle it in the right way. Roommate conflict resolution skills are useful in getting through college life and the years beyond, as you will probably spend many years living with friends or a significant other.
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How to Make Your Dorm Room More ‘Green’

It’s no secret that becoming more “green” is not just a passing fad. The thought of “greening” up your dorm room may give you visions of a dark room with hemp blankets and not showering for days on end. As it turns out, small changes made in your room and habits will make a big difference in your carbon footprint in the long run.
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Five Tips on Taking Better Class Notes

Lectures can be a drag. Even interesting and thought-provoking topics become dull after two hours of listening to someone talk about them. It’s easy to let your mind wander and miss important information. However, taking good notes can be an effective solution for this problem. Here are some tips:
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