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Prescribing high profits

Connect the Dots

If marijuana is as dangerous as heroin — as the Drug Enforcement Agency classifies it to be — then Californians are living in the midst of a drug epidemic. Most Californians, however, know better than to believe this hype, as joints are passed around in concerts like bread in church.
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Explore the next big thing

Sex on Monday

Twenty years ago, the rising rates of oral sex were marveled at by the researchers. Now, if you hit 29 and haven’t participated in some kind of oral sex, you would be as common as someone without a cell phone. Since oral, something previously thought of as dirty and subversive,
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Michelle

Finding purpose down the road

The Way I See It

Upon hearing many recommendations and reading various quotes from the novel “On the Road” by Jack Kerouac, I took it upon myself to read it at the beginning of this past spring semester. And still, despite hearing many of many friends argue about how great the book is, I cannot
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Growing out of sandboxes

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My mom, brother and a federal Pell Grant bought me a Macbook Pro on Saturday. After I knocked a bottle of nail polish remover over my $650 Toshiba Satellite laptop (limited edition with Harman Kardon speakers) last week, I was without the 24-hour convenience store of information and utility that
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Tips for Writing Your Dating Profile

If you decide to go online and open up the dating buffet, creating an account is just step one. Creating a good profile is the difference between getting good matches and getting: “Why are you even talking to me?” Admittedly, writing can be hard, but a little time to craft
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All you can date buffet

Sex on Monday

Online dating is hands down the easiest way to meet other people who are single and interested. It is also the way of meeting people you are most likely to want lie to your friends about. While online dating may be easier, it doesn’t lend the most romantic answer to
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Michelle

Coffee with Pottermore

The Way I See It

On July 15th, 3 a.m. you would have found me nestled in a Shattuck movie theater seat, breathless with joy, eyes twinkling in anticipation, a lightning bolt scar obnoxiously shining forth from my forehead. I’m going to make myself very vulnerable to you, dear reader, and reveal the absolute love
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Balancing blunt numbers

Connect the Dots

Already light with cheap beer, I was entitled to one free drink (albeit with an $8 cover charge) at Starry Plough as one of that night’s randomly chosen poetry slam judges. Every week, the unsuspecting Irish pub hosts the Berkeley Poetry Slam group, composed of local individuals drunk with the
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Moving beyond vanilla

Sex on Monday

Every time I go out on a date with someone, I want to skip past the awkward small talk getting-to-know-you phase, and just break out a survey. It would cover the basics of “What are you looking for right now: Casual sex? Commitment?” But it would also cover the things
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Michelle

The loneliest decision

With my roommate gone for the past three days, I spent each night alone in my apartment, watching a documentary on suicide called “The Bridge.” Why would I do such a thing? I have no idea. The documentary focuses on the Golden Gate Bridge as the number one suicide spot
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