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Profile of a friend: How to be an ally to survivors of sexual assault

Rate this article and enter to winNo one wants to think that our friends or acquaintances might have been sexually assaulted or abused. Yet statistics suggest we all know survivors, whether or not we’re...
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Raise your STI-Q

Which sexually transmitted infection (STI) is making a comeback?What’s up?Syphilis rates. They’ve nearly doubled since 2005, and approached 17,000 new cases in 2013, says the CDC.In whom?Men (90 percent of cases)—especially men who have...
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Budgeting for the year ahead: Track, spend, and save

Rate this article and enter to winNow a senior at Elmhurst College in Elmhurst Illinois, Jessica W. grew up in a well-to-do neighborhood. Her mother, a single parent, earned just enough to provide Jessica...
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How do you identify?: Exploring the labels of sexual identity

Rate this article and enter to winLabels: they’re everywhere. We use them to identify food, clothing brands, and where to send a package. Labels are also sometimes used to describe ourselves and other people.Especially...
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Capturing your creativity: How to engage your brain outside the classroom

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’re anything like me, college is really, for lack of a better word, hard. The workload is intense, and though I was always smart, I never considered...
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30 seconds to make an impression: How to market yourself in any situation

Rate this article and enter to winHave you ever been asked, “So, what do you want to do after college?” For most students, this question is commonplace, and daunting. But it doesn’t have to...
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Sexual assault awareness month

Rate this article and enter to winThis April, campuses nationwide will take part in National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. The U.S. Department of Justice approximates that 24 percent of college-aged women, and...
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Turn conversations into connections: Tips on meeting people and building friendships

Rate this article and enter to winAs we navigate the world of change and opportunity in college, friendship can serve as the backbone of our experiences. Friends can make us feel happier, healthier, and...
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Are we best friends for life (BFFLs) or frenemies?

Rate this article and enter to winAll relationships have their ups and downs, and it’s normal to have disagreements with friends on occasion. But if someone demands a lot of your energy or leaves...
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Roommates: Do’s and don’ts of sharing space

Rate this article and enter to winIn many ways, college is about independence. Ironically, though, there’s little alone time since most students live with other people. The majority live cooperatively and peacefully with roommates,...