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Give and receive good cheer

Rate this article and enter to winIn early winter, over the holidays and  perhaps a break from school, you may want to contribute to your community by volunteering. Julia Barnard, former co-director of alternative...
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Understanding depression: A student’s journey

Rate this article and enter to winFeeling down lately? Depressed? Or are you worried about a persistently despondent friend or family member? You’re not alone. How to handle your own depression and help others...
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Make the most of your day: Using technology to maximize your time

Rate this article and enter to winTechnology is often considered a distraction for college students, especially in the world of social media, which often ends up being a way to waste time. However, other...
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Tune in: 6 podcasts to expand your world

Rate this article and enter to winAre you scrolling helplessly through your playlist? As you’re walking to class, commuting, or wishing you had a kitten to photograph in your coffee cup for Instagram, why...
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Speaking, performing, presenting? How to turn fear into fuel

Rate this article and enter to winArticles about performance anxiety, aka “stage fright,” usually start the same way: Surveys reveal that Americans fear public speaking more than anything else, including death. Well, I’m pleased...
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Fact-check the flu: Immunize yourself against the myths

Rate this article and enter to winThe flu spreads rapidly among students—and so do myths and misunderstandings about what the flu means for them and how to avoid it. We asked a leading expert...
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Swipe or no swipe?: 5 practical tips for using credit cards

Rate this article and enter to winWhen the cashier asked Jayasai J., a first-year medical student at The University of Toledo in Ohio, if she wanted to apply for a credit card and receive...
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Fight the urge to splurge: 7 ways to avoid monster spending

Rate this article and enter to winIn December, many events and celebrations take place, and this can make spending seem attractive, even necessary. Plus, for some, shopping is a way to escape the grind...
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Stop hitting snooze: How to make the most of your morning

Rate this article and enter to winIn a recent Student Health 101 survey, nearly 40 percent of respondents said they’re naturally “night owls.” At the same time, over 80 percent noted having responsibilities at...
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Short & sweat: 5 reasons to ramp up your workout

Rate this article and enter to winAn hour of running or rowing does awesome things to our bodies and minds. But what if we don’t have an hour? What if we could achieve those...