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Oct 15, 2009

As The BAC Goes Up, So Do The Stupid Decisions

Every college students Saturday schedule is more or less the same: Waste half the day by sleeping until an inappropriately late hour. Stuff your face at the dining hall. Meet the girls for a pregaming/get-ready session and then roll with the punches as you walk out into the night, flask in hand.

Oct 7, 2009

College: There’s a First Time for Everything

Freshman year of college, from what I’ve learned so far, is a series of firsts. Some of them are great – first 11:00 a.m. class (yay sleep!), first weekend away at school – while others simply aren’t – like your first midterm exam. But regardless of whether or not these firsts are awesome in themselves, just experiencing them is exhilarating.

Aug 10, 2009

5 Things to Learn Your First Week on Campus

I learned more my first week at college than I did in my entire life. And I don’t mean academically. I mean socially, financially, emotionally and drunk-ly. Some things took longer to figure out than others (that I should visit the ATM before I get to the bar, to avoid extra fees and my tendency to tipsily make it rain) and other things took mere minutes...

Confession: I Miss School!

Ahh summer time. The heat is blistering, the Natty Lite is chilled and the pool beckons. For those of us not taking summer classes, these three months are a glorious break from homework, studying and fluorescent lighting. Yes, the whole summer yawns out blue skies and cut-offs until late August and it’s hard to imagine ever going back to school.

I’m Torn: The Dining Hall

[Life isn’t black and white. As much as we wish we simply loved or hated things, there is often that...

Pizza Doesn’t Have to Be Bad For You!

Like most college kids, I’m a big fan of pizza. It’s great for a movie night with the girls or...

Feb 19, 2009

A Cautionary Tale from a College Disaster: Fight For Your Right to Feast

Nearly every first year student worries about putting on the dreaded “freshman fifteen” upon entering college, which makes the dining hall and food options offered by a university a major focal point of conversation among its student body.

Jan 1, 2009

New Years Resolutions You SHOULD Make (But Probably Won’t)

2009 is just around the corner. I don’t know what your year was like, but I am looking forward to...

Nov 24, 2008

The Perks of a Weekend at Home

College life is great. Where else are sweatpants acceptable attire…anywhere? Where else can you crack a beer at 11 am...

Oct 30, 2008

The Freshman Experience: Always Working

My roommate always jokes that I am constantly writing papers. Sometimes, I think she’s right. But I chose classes with...

Oct 9, 2008

Freshmen: Trying Too Hard

It’s true that upperclassmen tend to look down their noses at freshmen, particularly early in the year when they’re wet...

Oct 2, 2008

The Freshman Experience: Always Together, Never Alone

I am never alone in college. Sure, I have the elevator to myself occasionally and sometimes my roommate is at...

Sep 26, 2008

The Week That Gave Us All Premature Heart Attacks

Have the last 7 days made anyone else crave a bubble bath and a good book? How about a Valium?...