The 6 people you encounter while home for break

Going home for the holidays offers a nice time to relax, binge-watch everything you’ve had to miss due to ongoing midterms and reconnect with old friends. Whether it’s your first time going back home from college or your sixth, there are certain people who never change. There will always be
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5 ways to amp up your run

Bored of routine? Not seeing results? Sometimes, the 3-to-4 miler just does not make the cut. Spice up your run with these five tips to make you a faster and stronger runner! 1. Take it to the track The track is a playground to explore new ways to increase your
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FOMO: fear of missing out

Off the Beat

I could hardly sit still in my room long enough to watch a TV show, and sometimes that drove me positively crazy. It’s acceptable to spend a Tuesday buried in books; try the same thing on a Saturday, and the fear of missing out, aka FOMO, rears its ugly head.
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Writing for the readers

A few years ago, I came across an article to “aspiring authors” that denied the term altogether. The gist of the argument was to cut out the qualifier: You’re either an author, or you’re not. There is no “aspiring,” only writing or not writing. This Yoda-esque concept, an essentially “do
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5 more ways to beat the end-of-summer blues

Winter is coming. Well, not actually winter, but the end of summer break is quickly approaching, with its ominous threat of class looming in the distance. Not to worry — here are some friendly reminders (and some more here!) of why the end of summer and the start of school
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“40 Days of Dating”: are we really just friends?

As the days grow closer to a final summer sunset, maybe you’ve spent this vacation exploring, dating someone new or maybe just staying friends. But can a guy and a girl really just be friends and nothing more? It’s a timeless and popular question that Timothy Goodman and Jessica Walsh
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The faults of living in the Facebook era

Ah, Facebook — that ever-present part of our lives that serves to ensure us that we have access to the constantly updated information of what everyone we know is doing at all times. It’s hard to picture life without Facebook these days — it has become so ingrained in our
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