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My Life Without Social Media

My first semester of college, I blended in with most of the students on campus. I kid you not, on the first day of class most of us were glued to our phones as if...

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Why You Should Get To Know Your Professor

Let’s face it, sometimes professors can seem intimidating. They may seem like unapproachable people whose only purpose is to drown you in homework and tests, but that is actually not what they are there...

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Handling the Unexpected

I am a nemophilist. Being a West Texas transplant, the forest still calls to me. I love getting to visit my woods of pine and had the opportunity to recently. I took my daughter...

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Thank You Letter To My Parents

As I reach the end of my junior year, I can’t help but flash back to three years ago when I was getting ready to start college. Those times seem like a lifetime ago....

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What Do Emojis Really Mean?

Emojis. We use them in texts, Tweets and Facebook posts. Also referred to as emoticons, they are usually used in the most literal sense. However, some emojis have taken on a different role and...

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De-coding College Slang Terms

For college students, using slang terms is basically second nature. Whether we say them out loud or post them on social media, most of us are familiar with the slang. But that may not...

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Field Guide To Freshman Year

Freshman year can be terrifying. But it can also be exciting, new, fun and could be the beginning of the best four years of your life. As I round out my freshman year, I thought it...