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5 Tips for a Memorable Summer

(0) Comments | Posted July 7, 2014 | 6:29 PM

In the wise words of Will Smith: "Summer, summer, summertime, time to sit back and unwind."

The current summer season definitely calls for some extreme relaxation, especially in a sunny setting such as the state of Florida. Some of us use this as an opportunity for daily tanning, pool...

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22 Jump Street: A Sequel Done Right

(1) Comments | Posted June 26, 2014 | 10:30 AM

We've all seen it happen: A popular film feels pressured to produce a sequel. This pressure to produce a script results in inevitable failure. I mean, who hasn't said, at one point or another, that sequels are never as good?

That being said, 22 Jump Street has broken the mold....

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Beauty Routines That Can Cause More Harm Than Good

(11) Comments | Posted June 24, 2014 | 2:25 PM

When the warm weather hits, so do the summer fashion and beauty trends. Products everywhere want to help people exaggerate the effects of summer on their bodies. Everything from lighter hair, tanner skin and long mermaid locks are longed for and created with products from the stores.

While you may...

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The 10 Best Sports Movies of the Past 10 Years

(8) Comments | Posted June 18, 2014 | 3:15 PM

Sports and movies are two great outlets to escape from everyday life for a bit. Who doesn't love sitting on the couch in the morning, flipping on ESPN, and absorbing all the latest sports news with a big bowl of cereal? And who doesn't get a kick out of dropping...

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DIY: Transform Your Thrift Store Finds

(0) Comments | Posted June 13, 2014 | 4:28 PM

One of my favorite places to shop, believe it or not, is the local thrift store. With a little searching and a lot of patience, I can find hidden gems like a unique t-shirt or the occasional vintage dress, but the times when I find something that is wearable right...

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Skip the Hangover: How to Have Fun Without Taking a Sip

(0) Comments | Posted June 13, 2014 | 4:00 PM

A lot of people may wonder how people who don't drink have fun. I know, it's hard to imagine, but I promise you it is possible. Whether you want to take a break from drinking or just don't drink at all, here are some ways to have fun with your...

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This Is How to Make Money at Consignment Shops

(0) Comments | Posted June 2, 2014 | 4:32 PM

Running low on cash? Selling clothes through consignment shops can help you clear out your closet and make a profit. Now you can learn how to prepare clothing for consignment stores and increase your chances of selling.

Consignment shops provide a way for a store to sell clothes and accessories for you....

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That Was Easy: Life Hacks You'll Be Glad You Heard About

(0) Comments | Posted May 31, 2014 | 10:31 AM

We all know that college is tough, especially with the stress of life on top of hard classes. You deserve to have some things in your life simplified, so here are some life hacks that will help you through your college career.

On hold no more: Have you ever been...

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Should I Stay or Should I Go: Pros and Cons of Staying on Campus in Summer

(0) Comments | Posted May 23, 2014 | 4:44 PM

At the end of each school year, there is a certain bittersweet feeling in the air among students. The hard work is done, the bags are packed and chances are that your parents are more excited to see you than you think.

Some of us cannot wait to get home....

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4 Childhood Movies With Animals That Teach Important Lessons

(0) Comments | Posted May 23, 2014 | 3:59 PM

Talking animals. Animated characters. Magic.

Looking back on my childhood, the movies I watched were, for the most part, filled with at least one of these things and almost always featured some kind of animal. On the surface, they all have that in common and each ultimately ended with some...

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10 Parties to Throw in Your Apartment

(0) Comments | Posted May 19, 2014 | 11:19 AM

Getting your first apartment in college is an exciting experience -- all of a sudden, there are no more RA's enforcing quiet hours or angry neighbors telling you that you can't have that many people hanging out in your dorm room. And, of course, with the new freedom that the...

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Tips on Living With a Lot of Roommates

(1) Comments | Posted May 6, 2014 | 3:23 PM

Living with other people is a very big part of the college experience. It helps you learn a lot about yourself, and better yet, what you like and dislike in other people. Whether you are coming in as a freshmen or a continuing student trying to find a new living...

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Creativity at Its Finest: a Look Back at Archer: Vice

(1) Comments | Posted April 29, 2014 | 8:04 AM

Creativity isn't always profitable, regardless of the medium. In video games, the critically acclaimed Psychonauts goes unnoticed while the annual Call of Duty installment rakes in obscene amounts of money; in movies, it's tough to find an original script during the summer blockbusters, and on television, adding a colon and a...

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Decorate With Chi: Feng Shui for Health and a Better Life

(0) Comments | Posted April 24, 2014 | 11:28 AM

Like a roiling tornado tearing through the calmest of suburbs, the spiral staircase inhales and uproots energy in its path, spewing chaos in its wake.

This may seem like an extreme, confusing example of the effect decor and home layouts have on our health and energy patterns, but ancient Feng...

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Books Every College Student Must Read

(2) Comments | Posted April 2, 2014 | 1:24 PM

As college students, we spend a lot of time with our heads buried into our textbooks. A recent study done by College Magazine has revealed that the number of college students who read for fun is significantly decreasing every year. Newsflash, college students: not all books are textbooks, and not...

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Dress for Success for Your Interview

(0) Comments | Posted March 28, 2014 | 6:47 PM

There are many things that contribute to your college experience -- social groups, academic organizations, classes, professors, part-time jobs, athletics, music, art, family, majors; the list is endless. As a college student, chances are you're taking anywhere from 12 to 18 credit hours, working 15 to 35 hours per week,...

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A Profile of the Modern-Day Sports Fan

(0) Comments | Posted March 28, 2014 | 12:01 AM

The modern-day sports fan is what we call a numbers guy (but of course, they may be a gal). No stat is too insignificant or unimportant. Their brain's data files are packed with information: situational, game-by-game, month-to-month. The modern-day sports fan is a collector of sorts. He (but of course,...

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8 Reasons You Should Keep a Diary in College

(0) Comments | Posted March 24, 2014 | 11:42 AM

The word diary immediately calls to mind the image of the tiny books with the bright, usually sparkly, covers and the dinky locks that just about every kid got in a birthday party goodie bag when they were six. Going back into my old, fluorescent pink holographic covered diary (yup, I was...

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How to Land an Entertainment Internship

(0) Comments | Posted March 19, 2014 | 2:03 PM

By: Julia Bianco, Case Western

The entertainment industry is probably one of the toughest industries to break into, but it's also the most rewarding. The industry is full of excitement, and fast paced jobs in television, film, and music are in high demand, especially among young people....

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Persuasion And Negotiation Techniques For Acing Interviews And Lowering Your Rent

(0) Comments | Posted March 14, 2014 | 6:30 PM

Haggling your way through sun-drenched markets in Mexico during spring break usually leaves you with a huge takeaway. On the one hand, you've accumulated heaps of trinkets, hats and towels for basically pennies (hello exchange rate), but on the other, you've had the opportunity to dust off the 'ole haggling...

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