The gloves come off during finals, and everything is fair game

My dear readers, A few months ago, in a desperate attempt to save you all from my own past foolish mistakes, I wrote a column advising you against getting freaky…

Balance for school and life

While yoga has long been a form of great relaxation and a fitness tool for many, the body, mind, and spirit approach has other implications for the busy brains of…

Ways to cut consumerism this Christmas

As the month of December starts to poke its toes quietly around the corner, the reality of Christmas is quickly closing in. With this comes the tantalizing tickle of childhood…

Crunchy treat for your health

  Sometimes my mouth craves a delicious crunch. Are chips and fries the only solution to fulfil this guilty pleasure? No, not at all. Instead of paying extra dollars to companies…

How do you pay for school?

Much of the university experience lies in having little to no money. University not only teaches students academics, it also instructs kids about being resourceful, which some refer to as…

If you want to have sex, you will

Here’s a fact: you’re going to get laid. It doesn’t matter if you’re a virgin or in a relationship, or even if you’re in the midst of a very long…

Power-stance your way to success

The door looms tall and foreboding in front of you, your fingers loosely touching the cold metal knob, while you draw in a quick deep breath before turning the handle.…

Skydiving, having sex with your friends, and other really stupid decisions

There are a lot of bad ideas in the world. Like putting a fork in a toaster, or eating a whole pint of ice cream, or starting a meth lab…

Taking the stress out of stress

You have a paper due for each class, every spare moment is spent studying for the upcoming midterms, your significant other has been texting you madly about not spending enough…

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